Tuesday, March 2

Nadowli: Immigration patrol arrest six Burkinabes for illegal entry to Ghana

Six Burkina Faso nationals have been apprehended by immigration patrol team with the support of police personnel on duty at the Nadowli police check point.

Immigration patrol arrest six Burkinabes for illegal entry to Ghana

Preliminary investigations revealed that the six ECOWAS nationals comprised of four males and two females aged between 2 and 55 were entering into the country illegally. 

“They all entered into Ghana through unapproved routes. They hired a mini bus with registration number BA 2761-14 with the intent of using alternative route to Wa in order to swerve the vigilant Immigration Officials on duty at the Babile inland checkpoint”

Immigration patrol arrest six Burkinabes for illegal entry to Ghana

“Upon a tip off, the patrol team chased the mini bus and intercepted it with the Ecowas nationals at a police Nadowli checkpoint,” a statement from the Immigration Service said.

The statement said they were screened by the health personnel and subsequently sent to the Hamile sector command where they were handed over to the Burkina Faso authorities on the other side of the border.

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