Agency arrest illegal employees
Threee illegal workers were arrested at
businesses in Maidstone as part of a countywide operation.
UK Border Agency officer visited Marino’s Fish Bar in Hart Lane
where a 20-year-old man from India was found to have entered the UK
A 41-year-old from Bangladesh was also discovered to have
entered the country illegally during checks at Hilltown Cuisine in
Officers also called at The Taste of Bengal in Ashford Road,
Harrietsham, where it was revealed a 33-year-old man from
Bangladesh had not left the UK when his visa expired.
All three were arrested and placed in immigration
The men aged 20 and 41 remain in detention pending their removal
from the UK. The 33-year-old has been released but must report to
the agency while his case is considered.
Jackie Fowler, head of the UK Border Agency Local Immigration
Team in Kent, said: “Those who are here illegally should be in no
doubt that they will be found, arrested and removed from the
The businesses involved have been handed penalty notices.
Anyone who suspects illegal workers are being employed should email
or call 01303 247070.
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