The Department of Immigration Services has revealed that it is putting in place measures to deal with wheeler-dealers, human traffickers and border jumpers at Beitbridge border post.
Speaking during a tour of the border post by the parliamentary portfolio committee on Defence, Security and Home Affairs recently, Assistant Regional Immigration Officer (ARIO) Mrs Memory Mugwagwa said they wanted to enforce compliance with immigration laws.
Mugwagwa also said that the immigration department was working on a number of strategies to address the issues of human smuggling, mainly children, along the border with South Africa.
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She added that they had deployed adequately on the ground though they needed more manpower at the country’s and SADC’s busiest port of entry.
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