The Royal Bahamas Defence Force apprehended five (5) Cuban Migrants around 1:00 a.m. this morning (Wednesday, 17th September, 2014), while on routine patrol in the Southern Bahamas. The migrants were spotted on Cay Lobos and intercepted by Defence Force Patrol Craft HMBS Nassau under the Command of Lieutenant Commander Raymond King. The group of undocumented Cuban Nationals consisted of five (5) males.
The Migrants were subsequently taken into custody and are currently being transported to New Providence where they will be handed over to The Department of Immigration for further processing.
The Commander Defence Force, Commodore Roderick Bowe, expresses his thanks and appreciation for the assistance received from The United States Coast Guard in providing critical information which culminated in the apprehension of the migrant vessel.
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