Immigrants Detained


Friday, April 28 – Police are now assisting immigration with the detention of some 18 illegal immigrants after Police apprehended them on Marina Cay, just northeast of Tortola.

Of the 18, three are females. Two are believed to be nationals of St. Maarten and the other are Haitian nationals. One of the 18 is being treated at Peebles Hospital.

The captain and crew of the boat are believed to be among those detained.

The boat, which had landed on the Cay, was at the time taking on water when Police arrived.

Investigations are ongoing in the matter.