The Department of Immigration, on Sunday, 29th May, 2022 apprehended Two-Hundred and Two (202) persons of different nationalities. This was on the last day of a three (03) day clean-up operation conducted in various parts of Lusaka bringing the number of persons nabbed from 27th to 29th May, 2022 to Four-Hundred and Thirty-Six (436).
After the screening exercise, the Officers released Fifty-Seven (57) persons upon production of proof of legal immigration status in Zambia and mandated Seventy-Two (72) to report to Immigration Headquarters for further investigations. Meanwhile, the Department detained Three Hundred and Thirteen (313) suspected illegal immigrants pending other formalities.
Namati Hudson Nshinka,
Public Relations Officer,
Department of Immigration (MHA)