Eight suspected illegal immigrants have been handed over to a Home Office immigration facility after they were discovered hiding in the back of a lorry in Swale yesterday (August 9).
The group is thought to have been inside the vehicle for three days and their current condition is unknown. Ambulance crews assisted police officers at the scene in Spade Lane, Sittingbourne.
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Just dealt with illegal immigrants that have been inside a lorry for 3 days. Great teamwork @kentpoliceswale and @SECAmbulance #SCSwale ^JN pic.twitter.com/vhzdRR5PHt
— KentSpecials (@KentSpecials) August 9, 2017
Kent Police has confirmed this morning that eight men have been handed over to a Home Office immigration enforcement
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