The Philippines Bureau of Immigration has detained three Indians for trying to go into the country through false visas almost two weeks ago. As stated by the information on 27th October, amongst the Indians being detained in Camp Bagong Diwa (Taguig City) immigration jail comprise Baldev Singh, Davinder Singh and Amritpal Singh Sidhu.
The migration officials found these Indians in Zamboanga City trying to slip into the country using bogus visas on October 16, exposed Officer-in-charge of BI, Ronaldo Ledesma.
All the three Indian nationals with bogus visas caught from a vessel from Sabah to Malaysia stated themselves to be the sufferers of a gang of human traffickers, stated Ledesma. The Indians assert the human trafficking organization that had arranged their journey to Philippines had ultimately promised of landing them in the US.
The Indians caught with sham visas stated that they had no inspiration of the truth that their visas were false, the intelligence chief of BI, Lawyer Faizal Hussin stated. The Indians additional admit that all the three had paid around half a million pesos to the organization for their trip via Southeast Asia to the US.
Mr. Hussin added that the Indians were asked to wait for four days in Malaysia and stay there for receiving further instructions. And afterward, they were asked to take a boat for reaching the Philippines devoid of any knowledge that the visa stamps on their passports were not genuine.
The Indians are probable to experience deportation process and are to get blacklisted from visiting the Philippines, revealed Ledesma.
In the meantime, a person supposed to be a human Smuggler was arrested by BI agents last Friday at the same time as taking six OFWs (undocumented Filipino workers) in Clark, Pampanga. The detained suspected group arrested by immigration agents was recognized as Marsha Mendoza from Angeles City.
The manes of the six OFWs were not open by Ledesma. He added that the six domestic helpers were trapped at the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport as they were to board a journey to Hong Kong.
When asked, the six OFWs said they were would-be workers abroad who had been promised employ of family helpers to Lebanon.