Published: 11:57, 08 April 2009
| Updated: 15:38, 16 March 2020
by Daniel Hadlow
Three illegal immigrants were caught short of their north Kent destination - in the back of a lorry carrying toilet rolls.
Officers at the UK Border Agency caught the Afghans hiding among Sainsbury’s double-quilted toilet roll as the truck made its way to the Northfleet supermarket from the Czech Republic.
Border and immigration minister Phil Woolas said: "We're determined to catch those who try and cheat our immigration system, which is why our border controls at the Channel are tougher than ever."
A spokesman for Sainsbury's said the lorry did not belong to the supermarket and was only carrying its goods.
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