Border Force intercepts dozens bound for Games
ANOTHER immigration scandal has rocked the Commonwealth Video games with dozens of Ghanaians busted by means of Australian Border Drive.
Ghanaian media has been lamenting the embarrassing episode which has introduced ‘nice disgrace’ to the proud African country.
It’s understood a bunch from Ghana posing as reporters have been intercepted by means of Australian Border Drive claiming to be on their solution to quilt the Commonwealth Video games at the Gold Coast previous this week.
On the other hand, suspicions have been temporarily raised when the gang lacked journalistic apparatus corresponding to laptops and struggled to reply to elementary questions concerning the sports activities and athletes on the Video games.
It follows a an identical stunt days previous, the place a bunch of Indian farmers were intercepted in Brisbane posing as reporters supposedly right here to hide the Commonwealth Video games.
The scandal has resulted in the sacking of 2 officers from the Ghana Olympic Committee over their alleged involvement within the fiasco.
Australia’s Top Commissioner to Ghana Andrew Barnes instructed media within the African country that studies the quantity used to be as prime as 50 have been mistaken, alternatively he didn’t divulge what number of people have been concerned.
The Ghana Reporters Affiliation (GJA) issued a remark insisting the electorate deported weren’t running reporters in Ghana.
Ghana’s Early life and Sports activities Ministry has promised to release a full-scale investigation into the incident, however denied any wisdom of the visa scandal.
The GhanaWeb news website described the studies as ‘miserable’.
“As same old, a Ghanaian Group could have to atone for medals, with scandals,” a record learn.
It comes after a 46-year-old Indian guy used to be charged with offences together with other people smuggling after a bunch have been busted upon arriving in Brisbane on March 28.
Ghana had equipped probably the most feel-good moments within the lead-up to the Video games, with the Gold Coast group embracing the rustic’s ragtag biking group and elevating cash to offer them with higher apparatus.