Published On: Fri, Jun 10th, 2016

Group illegal Venezuelans arrested

policeWILLEMSTAD - A group of illegal Venezuelans were arrested in the San Juan area in Bandabou (western side of the island). This was reported by the police. Yesterday morning around 9:30 am there was a report of a group of Latin people in the area near San Juan.

According to the police, there is a strong suspicion that they have come to the island by boat from Venezuela. Venezuelans did not give up themselves without a fight, they took off running when they saw the police. But after a long search, the police was able to arrest them.

It involves six men and three women. But according to the police told there are probably four more men in the group. The police was not able to find them during the search

The group has been transferred to the Immigration Department where they await deportation.



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