Hundreds of foreigners lack legal documentations – police

South Sudanese Orizaba line up at Passport and immigration office in Juba (File/Supplied/Nyamilepedia)

January 11th 2019 (Nyamilepedia) – Hundreds of foreigners living in South Sudan lacks legal documentations and entered the country from different border points illegally,  the immigration police said on Wednesday.

Last week,  South Sudan Minister of interior Michael Chiengjiek Gey ordered for the registration of foreigners living in the country threatening those defying the directives will “be deported to their respective countries. ”

Speaking to reporters in Juba on Wednesday, the police officer in charge of the foreigners registration, Major General Elia Kumundan, said hundreds of the foreigners who approached the registration in Custom market lacks legal documentations and entrance into the country.

“Most of them,  maybe in hundreds, lack legal documents. Some of them entered the country illegally,” Gen. Kumundan said.

He pointed out that the police will provide those who complied with the orders the necessarly needed “documentations and vow to deport those who defy.”