35 detention centres ready for illegal immigrants, state tells Karnataka HC
-The New Indian Express
612 cases registered against illegal immigrants; foreigners to be looked after well till they are deported
BENGALURU: The state government on Thursday informed the Karnataka High Court that it has identified a total of 35 detention centres in all districts to house illegal immigrants after their release on bail, or completion of sentence.
State Public Prosecutor (SPP)-II made a submission to that effect before Justice KN Phaneendra, during the hearing of bail applications filed by two illegal immigrants of Bangladesh, Babul Khan and Tania.
The SPP-II submitted that 35 temporary foreigners detention centres were identified in various districts and commissionerates. At present, 612 cases are registered under the Foreigners Act and other laws against 866 persons of different countries. These foreigners will be shifted to detention centres in the districts, he told the court.
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The New Indian Express, 22 November, 2019, https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2019/nov/22/35-detention-centres-ready-for-illegal-immigrants-state-tells-karnataka-hc-2065335.html?fbclid=