POLICE on Thursday arrested 18 people in Beitbridge, Matabeleland South for breaching immigration laws.
The arrests were made as the police intensify their operation codenamed “No to border crimes/fhasinga milandu yamukoniya mashango/ Mhosva pamiganhu ngadzipere/Amacala kawaphele emingceleni yelizwe.”
The ongoing operation is meant curb rampant immigration crimes at the country’s ports of entry.
The police, through its Twitter page said:
“In Beitbridge on 11/2/21, 18 people were arrested for immigration related breaches.”
The police added that 59 more people have been arrested for Covid-19 related offenses.
“. . . 59 were nabbed for COVID-19 related violations. Since the beginning of the operation a cumulative total of 3 920 arrests were made. #notobordercrimes.” –