Police arrest 21 men at Yew Tee Industrial Estate for immigration offences

21 men were arrested for immigration offences in a two-day multi-agency operation at Yew Tee Industrial Estate.
21 men were arrested for immigration offences in a two-day multi-agency operation at Yew Tee Industrial Estate. PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - Police arrested 21 men over the last two days for various immigration offences in a multi-agency operation at Yew Tee Industrial Estate.

The joint effort on Thursday and Friday involved 105 officers from the Jurong Division, Immigration and Checkpoints Authority and Singapore Customs.

In a post on its Facebook page on Saturday, police said that 75 cartons, 343 packets and 157 sticks of assorted brands of duty unpaid cigarettes were also seized during the operation. It added that investigations are ongoing.

Commander of Jurong Division, Assistant Commissioner of Police Wilson Lim, said: "This multi-agency operation led by the Police is part of ongoing joint enforcement efforts to clamp down on criminal activities. Police will continue to work closely with other law enforcement agencies to deter illegal activities."