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Landlady arrested for accommodating illegal immigrants

A woman whose house served as accommodation for some 31 out of 128 ECOWAS nationals who were arrested by the Ghana immigration service for unlawful entry and illegal residency, has been arrested.

According to a report by, the landlady whose East Legon Hills residence housed these illegal immigrants is currently with the police assisting with investigations.

During a swoop on Friday dawn the Ghana immigration service followed up on an intelligence that led them to the location from where the illegal immigrants were picked up.

We received intel days ago that there were some undocumented immigrants around East legon hills. We went ahead to arrest them after surveying the area for sometime, while 31 of the people arrested are Nigerians.

Processes have begun to send them back to their country. The avert that during the exercise, seized some laptop computers , phones which allegedly used in cyberspace fraud.

The chief superintendent of the operations command of the Ghana immigration service, Mr. David Asiedu- Addo told the press.

Superintendent Michael Amoako Atta, who is the public relations officer for the immigration service has advised landlords to be mindful of the people they accommodate, especially when such people are foreign nationals without the proper documentation.

He continued that Ghanaian landlords to be careful when given their properties out.

They need to verify whether the individual have residence permit, if they don't, then report them.

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