Illegal workers arrested in Glasgow, Grantown and Mull
- 2 August 2013
- From the section Highlands & Islands
Twenty-four people have been arrested for working illegally at several restaurants in Scotland.
Home Office Immigration Enforcement officers made 12 of the arrests in Tobermory on Mull, six in Glasgow and six in Grantown-on-Spey.
Most of those caught will have to leave the UK while some must report to immigration offices while their applications to stay are processed.
The businesses involved will be served with civil penalty notices.
Two Bangladeshi men aged 34 and 48, a 39-year-old Chinese man and a Chinese woman, 44, were arrested at Tobermory's Crystal Palace.
At the Golden Dragon, two Thai men aged 19 and 23 and a 20-year-old Thai woman were arrested.
Five Bangladeshi men aged between 55 and 31 were arrested at Sagar Balti House.
In Glasgow, two men at the Indian Delight, two men at the Gulistan Tandoori and two men at the Ruby Murray were found to have no right to work in the UK.
Four men from Bangladesh and two men from India were arrested at the Sylhet Brasserie and Fish and Chip Shop in Grantown-on-Spey.