Haitian Migrants Apprehended


From: RBDF Public Relations Department

Royal Bahamas Defence Force personnel attached to the SOUTHERN COMMAND are currently assisting in security details after a group of Haitian migrants were apprehended in the southern Bahamas on Thursday in a joint operation between OPBAT, RBDF and Immigration officials.

The group of forty-one (41) Haitian migrants, whom were sighted on Little Inagua, extracted and transported to Matthew Town Inagua, for further processing. The Officers and Marines attached to HMBS MATTHEW TOWN provided transportation to the Police Station and are providing security.

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force remains committed to assisting local and international partner agencies while protecting the territorial integrity of The Bahamas and keeping our borders secured.