Fourth employee of immigration service arrested in Ostrich-investigation

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~ Two more immigration officer is suspended and more arrest can fall at any time ~

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On Wednesday morning March 1, 2017 the suspect Narada N. Heemstadt (33) born on Dominica has been arrested in the Ostrich-investigation.

She is suspected of bribery and human smuggling. She is the fourth employee of the immigration service to be arrested in this investigation.

It concerns an investigation carried out by the Unit Human Trafficking and Human Smuggling of the St. Maarten Police Force, KPSM into illegal admittance of amongst others Jamaicans, Haitians and Guyanese.

Last week also a lawyer was arrested in connection with the Ostrich-investigation.

The investigation continues.