Two commercial truck drivers have been
charged under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act after 11
foreign nationals were found inside their truck traveling on the
The Canada Border
Services Agency announced Tuesday that Paul Ngoue-Ngameleu, 42, and
Henadez Makia Mbeh, 50, both residents of Quebec, were returning to
Canada on Sept. 21 with a load of produce and only declared the
The men were away for a week
and during the examination of the truck, border officers found 11
foreign nationals hiding behind a curtain in the sleeper area of the
The foreign nationals were refused entry to Canada and returned to the United States.
and Makia Mbeh were each charged 23 charges by the Canada Border
Services Agency, including 11 counts of counseling, 11 counts of
misrepresentation and withholding material facts and one count of
impeding an officer.
Ngoue-Ngameleu and Makia Mbeh
were both released on bail and are scheduled to appear in the Ontario
Court of Justice in Windsor on Oct. 23, according to a Canada Border
Services Agency press release.
Services Agency) officers are highly trained in interrogation,
examination and investigative techniques. This successful interception
displays their ability to determine when a secondary examination is
required and their commitment to ensuring that our borders are not used
for illegal activity," said Rick Comerford, regional director general of
the Canada Border Services Agency, in the press release.
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