28 December 2012

Angola: Immigration Getting Due Response - Official

Cabinda — The northern Cabinda province delegate of the Interior Ministry (MININT), Eusébio Domingos e Costa, said Thursday here that illegal immigration in the region is getting a due response seeking an end to the phenomenon.

Eusébio Domingos e Costa was speaking at a ceremony of yearend greetings attended by members of MININT Consultative Council and of the Police Provincial Command.

The officer said some indicators are concerning the MININT operational organs and the National Police, particularly the involvement of illegal immigrants in most of the crimes committed in 2012 in the province.

He said important measures were taken in the fight of illegal immigration this year, including the expelling of border jumpers and taking to book their local aides.

According to the source, a special attention was paid to the fight both against illegal immigration and trafficking of goods like fuels and drugs, which has led to the dismantling of several gangs.

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