Ashanti Region: Police arrest 80 foreign nationals at Duase
Ashanti Region: Police arrest 80 foreign nationals at Duase.
Police have picked 80 foreign nationals at Duase in the Kumasi metropolis of the Ashanti Region.
Police and Immigration officials have begun investigations into the activities of the nationals who were living in a six-bedroom apartment.
This follows the previous arrest of alleged illegal migrants in separate operations by security agencies in parts of the Ashanti Region after inhabitants raised concerns over their activities. Police sources said the apartment where these nationals lived was thoroughly searched but nothing incriminating was found.
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A resident, Abena Serwaa narrated events that led to the arrest of these nationals said;
“The foreign nationals have been living in this area for about three months. About 20 of them came initially, and we heard that they were there for educational purposes. That’s why the landlord gave out the apartment. After the initial number that came around, we subsequently noticed that they came in pairs, but we never knew what was going on.”