A total of 58 undocumented Haitian migrants arrived at the Defence Force base shortly after 2:30 pm on Saturday after they were apprehended on Friday November 8th.

The migrants (52 males, 6 females) were caught near Deadman’s Cay, Long Island aboard a 40-ft sloop during a joint effort by members of Royal Bahamas Defence and Police Forces and local fishermen

Defence Force patrol craft HMBS CASCARILLA under the command of Senior Lieutenant Samantha Hart brought the migrants, who were  turned over to Immigration Officials for further processing.

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force remains committed to defending the territorial integrity of The Bahamas.

(RBDF Photos by Marine Seaman Wellington Ramsey)

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