Highlands & Islands

Illegal workers arrested in Stornoway on Lewis

Eight illegal workers from Bangladesh have been arrested following Home Office immigration enforcement operations in Stornoway on Lewis.

Four men aged 23, 24, 26 and 33 were found working illegally at Bangla Spice and Istanbul Takeaway in Church Street.

Officers arrested four men aged between 21 and 45 at the Balti House in South Beach.

The operations were carried out on Thursday. The businesses involved could be fined.

All those arrested were transferred to immigration detention pending removal from the country.

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