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The Judicial Court of the Gaza Province has issued an arrest warrant for the former director of the Gaza Provincial Migration Services on suspicion of falsification of work visas.
However, according to Notícias, the arrest warrant has not yet been executed as the suspect’s whereabouts are unknown and he “disappeared from circulation as soon as he became aware of the arrest warrant”.
Judge José Vasco Mondlane of the Criminal Investigation Section of the Judicial Court of the Province of Gaza has issued three other arrest warrants in the same case, which have already been executed.
They concern officials of Gaza Provincial Migration Services, who have been indicted for passive corruption or unlawful omission, and forgery of documents “which constitute full proof of illicit enrichment”, Noticias reports.
It is alleged that the four defendants allegedly awarded visas to foreigners who entered the country on business missions. Three months later, the same officials unlawfully endorsed or extended tourist visas, turning them into work visas.
Several migration officials are respondents in criminal cases alleging the falsifying of documents and granting of false visas. Some of them will return to the Judicial Court of Maputo City on 3 May next week to answer in court for the fraudulent issuance of visas and travel documents.Source: Noticias