Several Albanian criminals, drug barons inclusive, who were initially deported from the UK find their ways back into the country according to the latest investigation in the press. Some return within a year of being deported and others reenter multiple times.
This report is subsequent to the deportation of Albanian Alek Dauti, 31. Authorities hope the ringleader of a people smuggling network that attempted smuggling illegal immigrants, in their hundreds, into the UK does not return to the country after he was extradited to Belgium on Friday where he is to serve ten years behind bars. Dauti and his group smuggle people, including children, into the UK using corrupt truck drivers as well as refrigerated lorries.
Police raided a cannabis factory in Blackpool last week, and two Albanian men were rounded up and are now facing deportation. Another Albanian was on the run following the raid according to police.
In another case at Hull Crown Court in November, 25-year-old Esmerald Cuni was found guilty of using false Greek identity documents. Drugs were found in his possession, and his true Albanian identity was discovered through his fingerprints.
Guni was deported in 2015 after his illegal entry was found out but renter the country and was subsequently served a year in prison for possession of illegal documents.
Reacting to the situation of Albanian criminals reentry into the UK, Tory MP Philip Hollobone said it is obvious that the country’s border controls fall short in keeping Albanian criminals from the country. Where measures are put in place, they simply could not deliver the desired outcomes, he also said.
An official said Albanians have an excellent reputation amidst UK organized crime and are continually getting stronger.
A spokesman of the Home Office said Border Force officers receive rigorous training to be able to detect false documents and put an end to illegal entry that promotes crime in the country.
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