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23 Cebuano workers jailed abroad

Posted by Mai on September 25th, 2008

Sun.Star Cebu
23 Cebuano workers jailed abroad
By Katrina A. Balmaceda Sun.Star Correspondent
With Oscar C. Pineda

TWENTY-THREE overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are now behind bars for allegedly using fake working permits in the Caribbean country of Trinidad & Tobago.But the workers’ families insist that their kin left the country with authentic papers in hand, as assured by their recruitment agency.

It was the employer of the group who reportedly alerted the police to detain the 22 construction workers and electricians, plus an engineer, when they arrived at the Trinidad port from Tobago last Sept. 20.

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Sun.Star Cebu

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