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Mayotte: Four boats carrying 103 illegal immigrants intercepted off the coast of Mayotte




Mayotte: Four boats carrying 103 illegal immigrants intercepted off the coast of Mayotte
The coastguard and Navy intercepted from Friday evening to Sunday, off the coast of the island of perfumes, four boats of type kwassa-kwassa carrying 103 illegal immigrants.

Sunday afternoon, a helicopter of maritime surveillance also located a boat two nautical miles from the island of M'tsamboro.

But "lack of time for intervention" no boat interception will be sent to meet them. Nevertheless, 9 illegal immigrants were arrested on the island.

All illegal immigrants once they arrive on the Mainland during this weekend, have undergone a medical examination for a quick assessment of their State of health, until not be engaged against deportation procedures.

Suspected smugglers have been placed meanwhile in custody by gendarmes, according to the newspaper of Mayotte.



Assani Badrudin


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