Seven arrested after immigration officers raid Wembley flat

Seven people have been arrested in Wembley

Seven people have been arrested in Wembley - Credit: Archant

Ten Indian nationals discovered living in three-bedroom property

Nine people and a baby were found living in a three-bedroom flat in Wembley raided by immigration officers this morning.

Officers from the UK Border Agency (UKBA) stormed the property in Newland Court in Forty Avenue at 6am where they made seven arrests.

All the occupants were Indian nationals living in the country illegally.

Four women and three men, all aged between 30 and 51, were found to have over-stayed their visas were detained and will be deported.

A man, 37, his 26-year-old partner, and their one-year-old baby, who had also over-stayed their visas were granted immigration bail.

They also face deportation.

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Immigration Inspector Dick Stratton, from UKBA, said: “My officers are carrying out operations like this almost every day, and more are planned.

“For those who are in living and working in the country illegally there is no hiding place.”