A Pakistani illegal worker holding a recognisance form was jailed by Shatin Magistrates’ Courts yesterday (August 24).
During an anti-illegal worker operation conducted on August 21, Immigration Department (ImmD) investigators raided a stall in Mong Kok. A male Pakistani illegal worker, aged 49, was arrested. When intercepted, he was found dismantling the stall. Upon identity checking, he produced for inspection a recognisance form issued by the ImmD, which prohibits him from taking employment. Further investigation revealed that he was a non-refoulement claimant.
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The illegal worker was charged at Shatin Magistrates’ Courts yesterday with taking employment after landing in Hong Kong unlawfully and remaining in Hong Kong without the authority of the Director of Immigration or while being a person in respect of whom a removal order
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