Nigerians top list of foreigners overstaying in Goa
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Last Updated: Wednesday, February 02, 2011, 15:47
Panaji: Nigerians top the list of foreign nationals who were found overstaying in Goa during last one year, the State Legislative Assembly was informed Wednesday.

As per the data tabled on the floor of the house during the ongoing Assembly session, 13 Nigerians were amongst 36 foreigners who were arrested last calendar year for illegally overstaying in the state.

State Home Minister Ravi Naik said all the foreigners were subsequently ordered to leave the country.

The record indicates that Russians are the second largest number of foreigners to be arrested for overstaying.

A total of eight Russians were arrested last year.

Other nationals including Italians, Latvians, Iranians, Germans, Israeli and Portuguese nationals were also deported to their home country last year.


First Published: Wednesday, February 02, 2011, 15:47

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