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Chinese men busted in Lavington with security equipment – PHOTOS

The five Chinese men  at Nyayo House on October 05, 2018. PHOTO | NYABOGA KIAGE
The five Chinese men at Nyayo House on October 05, 2018. PHOTO | NYABOGA KIAGE
Five Chinese nationals were on Friday morning arrested in Njumbi villas, Lavington, while in possession of security equipment.

Five Chinese nationals were on Friday morning arrested in Njumbi villas, Lavington, while in possession of security equipment.

The equipment found in their possession included Chinese-made teargas canisters, radios, sound and light sirens, smoke detectors, police uniforms, military bags and boots.

The Director of Immigration Services Mr Alexandar Muteshi said the early morning raid was part of the ongoing crackdown on illegal immigrants.

PHOTO | NYABOBA KIAGE
PHOTO | NYABOBA KIAGE

The raid was conducted by police and immigration officers.

“The raid was conducted at 5am by our officers following a tip off and we are investigating to find out why they were in possession of the equipment,” he told journalists at Nyayo House.

PHOTO | NYABOBA KIAGE
PHOTO | NYABOBA KIAGE

The five Chinese nationals have valid passports, but none had a working permit.

Mr Muteshi said that one of them, who reviously worked at the Standard Gauge Railway, had his work permit cancelled.

PHOTO | NYABOBA KIAGE
PHOTO | NYABOBA KIAGE


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