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Two men who allegedly smuggled 11 adults and one child from Dominica into Antigua could end up spending 25 years behind bars. The individuals were Indian nationals.
According to reports from the courts, sometime in December of last year, the coast guard in Antigua and Barbuda reportedly impeded a boat carrying the Indian nationals
Alvin Goodwin of Gray’s Farm was driving the boat which reportedly belonged to Parham resident Kevorn Crump.
Both men, from Antigua and Barbuda, were arrested and charged with human trafficking and conspiring to traffic humans.
Last Tuesday, they both appeared before a Magistrate and were placed on a $200,000 bond and told to pay $50,000 to secure their temporary release.
Their travel documents were also taken and they are required to sign in at a police station near them three times each week.
The 11 adult immigrants were also arrested for entering the country illegally and were fined $1000 each last week. They have since been repatriated. (Dominicanewsonline)