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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:35 - Updated Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:00

Zaire: Police detain Congolese citizens for border trespassing attempt

Mbanza Kongo - The Border Police (PGF) detained at least 179 Congolese citizens in the last seven week, for illegally crossing the border between the Angolan Zaire province and the DR Congo region of the Central Congo.

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According to a press note from the Zaire police command that reached Angop on Tuesday, as compared with previous period, it was recorded an increase of 45 detentions made by the border police in this region.

The note also reads that the situation in the border was calm in the last seven days, despite recording 54 cases of infringement ( more 12), in which 45 for illegally entering the Angolan territory, seven for fuel smuggling and two for tax evasion.

According to the note, 257 foreigners have been arrested by the Migration and Foreigners Services (SME) for illegal stay in the Angolan territory.

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