Six illegal workers caught in Ipswich.

Posted: November 17, 2009 in British jobs for British workers

IlieUK Border Agency have announced a number of arrests made in Ipswich following the discovery of illegal workers at two takeaway restaurants.

At the Dragon Express in Queen’s Way last Thursday, officers found a 25-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man, both failed asylum seekers from China.

In the same road, at the Yummy Chinese takeaway, officers arrested a 24-year-old Malaysian woman and a 24-year-old Afghan man who had overstayed their visas and a 24-year-old Chinese man who had entered the UK illegally.

Another illegal entrant, a 32-year-old Chinese man, was also discovered in a flat above the restaurant.

Steps are being taken to remove all six from the UK.

Meanwhile, Dragon Express faces a potential fine of £20,000 and Yummy Chinese a potential fine of £30,000 if they cannot prove they carried out the right checks before employing migrant workers.

SPEAKING OF UK BORDER AGENCY

A member of a Vietnamese drugs gang accused of battering a man to death was released by UK Border Agency hours before the attack, the Old Bailey heard (MON). Hoc Kim Khoa, 32, allegedly took part in the murder of 36 year-old Khach Nguyen in revenge for the robbery of £30,000 of cannabis.

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