As many as 30 foreign nationals were deported from the Dwarka area in Delhi. This was informed by the officials on Thursday.
The foreign nationals were nabbed in a joint operation and under the continuous crackdown on illegally staying foreign nationals in Dwarka District the teams of AATS, Anti-Narcotics Cell, PS Uttam Nagar, and PS Mohan Garden, Dwarka District, under the overall supervision of DCP Dwarka.
Out of the 30 deported persons, 27 were Nigerian nationals, two held Ivory Coast nationalities, and one was Ivoirienne national.
"They were found overstaying in India without a valid Visa. They were produced before the FRRO who ordered for their deportation. Accordingly, they have been sent to the Detention Centre," an official statement read.
Earlier on October 29, India deported eight Bangladeshi nationals who had entered India without valid documents via the international border point at Sutarkandi in Assam's Karimganj district through legal procedures.
The Bangladeshi nationals were arrested in different parts of the state and they were lodged at detention camps in the Cachar, Karimganj and Kamrup districts of the state in past few years.
The Bangladeshi nationals were identified as Md. Lal Mia alias Mohammad Lal Mia Kazi, Lal Mia alias Lalan Mia, Mohir Uddin, Mohammad bdul Motin, Farid Alom alias Akash, Atabur Rahman, Faima Begum alias Faima and Md. Rahim Mia alias Firdaus.
(with inputs from ANI)