Four arrests at Medway stores
Four illegal workers have been arrested at two
Medway convenience stores after a tip-off.
The UK Border Agency made the arrests at Kent Mart stores in
Walderslade Road, Chatham and Maidstone Road, Rochester, on
At the store in Chatham, officers found three men working
illegally. Two men from India, aged 25 and 26, had overstayed their
visas were arrested and remain in immigration detention pending
removal from the UK.
The third, a 33 year-old from Algeria, has been released but
will have to report to authorities while his case is
Checks at the Rochester store revealed a 37-year-old man from
Sri Lanka was working in breach of his visa conditions. He was
arrested and remains in immigration detentiony.
Both stores have been given penalty notices.
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