Illegal workers arrested at Rainham restaurant Raj Rani
Two men working illegally at a Rainham
restaurant have been arrested during a UK Border Agency raid.
Officers from the agency swooped on the Raj Rani restaurant on
Rainham High Street where they arrested two men, aged 21 and
The Bangladeshi men are now facing removal from the UK after
officers found they had failed to leave the country when their
They are currently in UK Border Agency detention pending their
removal from the UK.
The restaurant has also been handed a penalty notice for
employing illegal workers, which can result in a fine of up to
£20,000 if it cannot provide evidence that the correct
pre-employment checks were made on the men – such as seeing a
passport or Home Office document.
Jackie Fowler, head of the agency's local immigration team in
Kent, said: "Employers who take on illegal workers are both
fuelling illegal immigration and undercutting businesses which play
by the rules.
“The UK Border Agency is determined to stamp out abuse of the
“We want the public to contact us if they have any information
on businesses or people who are breaking immigration law.”
Anyone who suspects illegal workers are being employed at a
business in Medway can contact email@example.com
or 01303 247070.
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