6 Foreign Nationals Convicted in Magistrate’s Court


On March 14th, 2019, (5) Haitian nationals and (1) Jamaican national were arraigned before Magistrate Carolina Evans in Magistrate Court #6 and convicted on the following immigration offenses. Benson St. Surin, Jhon Paul, Jean Joseph, Louis Anel and Elvie Joseph were convicted of Illegal Landing sentenced to serve (1) month at Bahamas Department of Correctional Services.

Garshea Marie Martin was convicted of Overstaying and fined $2000.00 or in default of payment serve (2) months at Bahamas Department of Correctional Services. The Department wish to remind the general public that we are committed to carrying out the mandates
of our agency to combat illegal migration by establishing effective border control management to ensure compliance with the Statute Laws of our Country.

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