48 people detained after illegally entering Vietnam
Authorities in An Giang Province have detained 41 people who illegally entered Vietnam from Cambodia.
On July 31, Colonel Tran Quoc Khanh, vice head of the Military Command of Border Guard of An Giang Province said they had detected and seized a group of 41 people entering Vietnam via eight boats while patrolling along the Tien River. There were 20 adults and 21 children from several families.
They have worked with the Customs Department of the Vinh Xuong Border Gate to transfer the boats and people to the border checkpoint for investigation.
Initial investigation shows that they live in Siem Reap and Posat provinces in Cambodia. Due to the difficulties, they wanted to move to Vietnam. All 41 people in the group lacked personal papers.
The border guards warned the families and persuaded them to return to Cambodia, especially as Vietnam is experiencing a Covid-19 outbreak.
Quang Ninh border guards arrest 11 people illegally entering Vietnam
Border guards in northern Quang Ninh province have caught 16 Vietnamese citizens trying to illegally enter Vietnam from China.
|Three arrested women|
They were discovered on July 30 by the border guards patrolling trails in Quang Ninh province.
They include ten women and six men who admitted illegally entering China previously via trails in Lang Son, Ha Giang and Cao Bang provinces.
They have all been given medical checks and put into quarantine in Mong Cai city.
Since the beginning of February, border guards discovered 187 cases with more than 700 people involved in illegal immigration.
Police in southwestern Tay Ninh province, in coordination with the Immigration Management Department, on July 30 also apprehended three Vietnamese citizens and eight Chinese nationals trying to illegally enter Cambodia.
They were discovered at 1:45pm in two cars in Ben Cau district.
Three Vietnamese citizens living in Tay Ninh province and HCM City admitted that they helped eight Chinese nationals who wanted to enter Cambodia from Vietnam.
Police has transferred all of them to a local quarantine camp and also inspected the identities of the eight Chinese people and their movements in Vietnam./.VNA