Immigration raid sees man staying in Peterborough illegally, arrested

Immigration officers arrested a man during an early morning raid in Peterborough this morning, Thursday May 5.

Thursday, 5th May 2016, 2:52 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th May 2016, 7:42 pm
Home Office Immigration

Acting on intelligence, Immigration Enforcement officers visited a residential address in Oundle Road, at about 7.30am.

They arrested a 30-year-old Nigerian man who had overstayed his Tier 4 student visa. He has been transferred to immigration detention pending removal from the UK.

A Home Office spokesman said: “We will continue to take action against those who are in the country illegally.

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“We would urge members of the public with detailed and specific information about immigration offending to contact us.”

People with information about suspected immigration abuse can contact https://www.gov.uk/report-immigration-crime or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.