31 illegal Venezuelans arrested in Penal

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    32 illegal immigrants were arrested in Penal, most of them at a bar in that area.

    On Friday from 2pm to 9pm, Inspector Nemai, Sgt Gookool, Sgt Persad and Cpl Rajkumar led the team of officers from South Western and Immigration Division on the exercise.

    Seven were held at a house in Suchit Trace, Penal, while 23 were discovered in the bar.

    Of those arrested, 31 are Venezuelan nationals and one is a Guyanese.

    Nine persons were given notices and allowed to leave, while the others are being held at different stations within the Division.

    Three persons were also arrested for gaming machine offences.