Police intercept vessel with 58 Haitians onboard

Police intercept vessel with 58 Haitians onboard
Photo of Haitian vessel intercepted today (photo credit: RBPF)

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Marine police officers intercepted a Haitian vessel while on patrol in the Exuma Cays this afternoon.

Supertintendent Shanta Knowles said the officers were on patrol when they stopped the vessel with 58 Haitians onboard shortly after 5pm.

The vessel and its passengers – 52 men and six women – were turned over to the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, Knowles said.

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