Bureau of Immigration (BI) intelligence operatives arrested six illegal aliens in separate operations in Luzon and Visayas.
Arrested last September 12 were three Chinese nationals along Peneyra Rd., Brgy. San Pedro, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.
The Chinese nationals were arrested after being found to be illegally managing a junkshop and a fishery business in the area.
It was revealed that one of the Chinese men presented a doubtful Philippine passport, while the other two presented documents stating that they were working in Makati. All three were arrested for misrepresentation and for violation of the conditions of their stay.
Meanwhile, on same date, a Sri Lankan national identified as Mihindukulasuriya Jude Sumedha Fernando was arrested in Brgy. San Fernando, San Jose, Antique.
Fernando was found by BI agents to be overstaying, undocumented, and working without a valid visa. He was found to be working in an aluminum and glass supply, and was not able to present immigration documents.
Also arrested along Waling-Waling Street, Brgy. San Pablo in Catbalogan City, Samar is Indian national Yadveer Singh. He was arrested for misrepresentation after presenting a Philippine driver's license despite being a foreign national.
BI intelligence team arrests illegal aliens in Luzon, Visayas
The BI agents also arrested in a condominium in mandaluyong City Nigerian Ihekwoaba Stanley Chibuzo. Chibuzo was arrested for overstaying in the country for almost four years. The BI also received reports that he is allegedly a member of the West African Drug Syndicate (WADS) and involved in numerous scams and illegal activities.
All six face deportation proceedings and will be detained in the BI's Warden Facility in Bicutan, Taguig.
Meanwhile, BI agents arrested two nigerians and one Taiwanese national in back-to-back operations this week.
Arrested in a popular mall in Imus, Cavite last September 13 were John Chukwuemeka Enuka, 41, and Ugochukwu Christopher Nwabufo, 31.
The duo was arrested by members of the BI's Fugitive Search Unit (FSU) in a joint operation with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Office-National Capital Region, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Task Force Against Illegal Drugs (TFAID) and other government intelligence units.