Suspected illegal immigrants found in Maidstone lorry

  • 29 August 2013
  • From the section Kent

Eight suspected illegal immigrants have been found in the back of a lorry by Kent Police.

The men and women, believed to be foreign nationals, were discovered inside a truck in Loose Road, Maidstone, at about 12.40 BST.

The driver of the lorry was questioned on suspicion of facilitating illegal entry into the UK but Kent Police said no further action would be taken.

A spokesman said the people were being dealt with by the UK Border Agency.

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