Chloraka: Another 60 migrants were registered in the complex
Checks continued yesterday afternoon at the Agios Nikolaos apartment complex in Chloraka to register the immigrants who live there
Checks continued yesterday afternoon at the Agios Nikolaos apartment complex in Chloraka to register the immigrants who live there, following the decision taken last Monday at the Presidential Palace, in the context of which 60 more people were registered.
According to the press representative of the Paphos Police, Michalis Nikolaou, yesterday evening, from 15:30 to 18:30, 52 police officers of the Paphos Police Department, the Paphos Police Department and the MMAD, in collaboration with officials of the Deputy Ministry of Social Welfare and the Asylum Service of the Ministry of the Interior, carried out checks in apartments where immigrants live to record their details.
According to Mr. Nikolaou, from the searches carried out in apartments where there were no persons in the previous searches, an additional 60 people were identified whose details were recorded in order to follow the procedure as decided, i.e. they will be taken to the refugee reception area in Kofinou or another place will be found to continue their stay in Cyprus.
During the above registration process, Mr. Nikolaou added, a 32-year-old person from Nigeria was also identified, who is illegally in the territory of the Republic of Cyprus. The 32-year-old was arrested so that all legal procedures for his deportation could be followed.
Furthermore, Mr. Nikolaou said, today from 5 o'clock in the morning a new operation to record the details of the immigrants is underway, with the participation of a large number of police officers with the aim of exhausting all possibilities to make a complete record of the details of all those who live in apartment complex. The results of today's checks will be announced within the day. It should be noted that from the first data recording operation, it emerged that 81 people lived in the checked apartments, of which 39 were men, 17 were women and 25 were minors.