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5 Vietnamese IIs caught swimming to Macau

2018-11-08 07:12     Comment:0

The Macau Customs Service said in a statement yesterday that its officers caught five Vietnamese illegal immigrants (IIs) who swam to Macau in the early hours of TuesdayThis undated handout photo provided by the Macau Customs Service yesterday shows a customs officer watching the five IIs from Vietnam lined up in front of a vehicle outside the Marine Inspection Department Building in Ilha Verde.

Four of the IIs were caught in the waters off Ocean Gardens in Taipa, while the other was later arrested on land.


According to the statement, at around 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday, customs officers on a speedboat patrolling the waters off Ocean Gardens saw a number of people swimming towards Macau. The officers quickly intercepted four people – three men and a woman.

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