97 Nigerians Deported From South Africa For Various Offences Arrive In Lagos

97 Nigerians have been deported from South Africa for committing various offences in the country.

deportees landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos
on Monday night in a chartered aircraft with the registration number
GBB710 from Johannesburg, the News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports.

the report, the spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command explained
that they were made up of 95 males and two females.

immigration source who spoke on condition of anonymity said that six of
the deportees were returned to the country for drug offences while 10
were arrested and deported for other criminal offences.

The others were said to have committed immigration offences in the Southern African country.

the deportees were profiled by officials of the Nigeria Immigration
Service (NIS) while those deported for drug-related offences were handed
over to the Police for further investigation.


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