Foreign workers arrested at CGTN freed

Foreign workers freed after police raid at their workstation at CGTN

The Immigration Department said they were in the country legally. This was after the department ascertained their immigration status.

Police crackdown

Police raided the premises on Wednesday afternoon following an ongoing crackdown against illegal immigrants in the country.

In a video shared on twitter, Journalists working at the media house claimed that police officers stormed their workplace in the name of verifying their immigration documents.

Sports Journalist Shadique Shaban took to twitter to show how police had conducted the raid.

“The police stormed the @cgtnafrica newsroom with guns, apparently looking for foreigners,” read his tweet

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