Tilbury sham wedding update.

Posted: September 2, 2010 in British jobs for British workers, Law & Disorder

IlieThe three people arrested in connection with the sham marriage at a church in Tilbury have been remanded in custody.

The Dutch bride – Roqsilmar Marti, 28, from Rotterdam – and the Nigerian groom – Abraham Akinola, 32, of Sycamore Close, Tilbury – appeared at Basildon Magistrates’ Court on 27 August.

A member of the wedding party – 35-year-old Nigerian Abdallah Magezi, of Plumstead, South East London also appeared.

Marti, Akinola and Magezi are all charged with conspiring to facilitate breaches of UK immigration law.

Akinola is charged with possessing a false identity document, perjury and overstaying his visa.

Magezi is charged with possessing a false identity document and escaping from lawful custody.

All three were remanded in custody to return to Basildon Crown Court on 12 November.

Two other people arrested in the operation – a 38-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman, yes both Nigerian and both living in Tilbury – have been bailed until September 22 pending further enquiries. Both were arrested on suspicion of conspiring to facilitate breaches of UK immigration law.

Previous posting on the sham marriage.

Eight illegals caught at the V Festival in Staffordshire.

UKBA officers visited the site at Weston Park on 18 August and from 20-23 August.

A 27-year-old Columbian woman and a Peruvian man, aged 26, were found to be working illegally on a poncho stall.

Two Indian men, aged 26 and 49, were also arrested. The 26-year-old was identified as a failed asylum seeker with no right to work, the 49-year-old had entered the country illegally.

A 21-year-old Senegalese woman was stopped at the traders’ entrance to the site and was found to be an illegal entrant.

On 20 August, a 48-year-old Indian man, who had overstayed his visit visa, was caught working illegally on a tikka masala stall.

Two Eritrean men were found working without permission when they arrived to pick litter on the final day of the festival. These two illegal workers were identified as failed asylum seekers.

Talking about Eritreans

Five Eritreans stowaways were caught trying to sneak into the UK in the back of a lorry carrying chemicals to a depot in Thatcham, Berkshire.
The four women and a man from Eritrea were discovered on the morning of 19 August after a sniffer dog working at the port of Calais in France detected the scent of humans and alerted his handler.
UK Border Agency officers then opened the Polish registered vehicle and found the men hiding within the load.

Four illegals found in one restaurant

The illegal workers were been found at Nibana Restaurant, Morshead Road, Crownhill, Plymouth on Tuesday 24 August.

IlieA 27-year-old Bangladeshi kitchen worker was arrested and taken to Charles Cross police station for further questioning.
An 18-year-old Iranian man who was working in the kitchen and a 22-year-old Bangladeshi waiter were stopped from working and dealt with at the scene. They have immigration applications being processed by the agency but do not have permission to work. If the applications are turned down, they will be deported mind you only if numerous appeals fail I shouldn’t wonder.

A 24-year-old Bangladeshi man working at Nibana told officers that he had permission to work in the UK and initial checks indicated that this was the case but alas for him later checks revealed that his visa had expired in July and he was therefore in the UK illegally.

Officers returned to the restaurant the following day where the man, who unbelievably hadn’t scarpered, was arrested and taken to Charles Cross police station. He is also being held in immigration detention pending his removal from the UK.

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