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15 Venezuelan women released from custody

Luis Alfredo Farache, Luis Alfredo Farache Benacerraf
15 Venezuelan women released from custody

Most of the Venezuelan women detained by police at bars on Friday in Penal have been released from custody.

Luis Alfredo Farache

Of the 18 Venezuelan women held, three of them remain at police stations.

Luis Alfredo Farache Benacerraf

However all 13 of the Venezuelan men remain detained

A Guyanese woman is also still in custody

Police said a total of 32 immigrants were detained during an exercise carried out by officers from Penal CID, South Western Division Task Force and Immigration Division on the exercise

Insp Nemai, Sgt Gookool, Sgt Persad and Cpl Rajkumar led the officers on the exercise which saw the arrest of eight men were held at a house in Suchit Trace, and the women at various bars at Penal Rock Road and Clarke Road

Of the persons arrested, 31 are nationals of Venezuela

One was a female national of Guyana

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SUBSCRIBE/ LOG IN Police said immigration officials gave notices for the 15 women who were allowed to leave

The men and women who remain in custody are being held at the Santa Flora, Erin, Fyzabad and Siparia stations

They are to be interviewed by Immigration officials on Monday