Major Weapons Seizures, Muslim Migrants, Terrorists Smuggled Into UK Through Small Ports
Look at the weapons being brought in to the UK — this is not the preparation for a bank heist (the British bobby doesn’t carry a sidearm); it is the build-up for a war. “Automatic weapons worth £100,000 from the same European supplier as the guns used in the Charlie Hebdo terror attacks in Paris were seized in Cuxton marina near Rochester, Kent.”
“REVEALED: The small ports where illegal immigrants and terrorists are slipping into the UK,” By Alix Culbertson, The Express, May 29, 2016:
SMALL British ports with “no border control” are being targeted by people smugglers and terrorists trying to enter the UK, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has warned
Border Force are almost non-existent in smaller ports such as Brighton marina
Hundreds of marinas and ports across the UK are putting the country at risk as they do not have the rigorous security checks the main border entrances have.
People smugglers trying to avoid getting caught at the Channel Tunnel or main entry points see the smaller ports as perfect alternatives to get into the country.
Border Force said it has little knowledge of the threats and risks associated with
Recent crimes at small ports show how vulnerable they are to criminals using them to smuggle people, drugs or weapons.
Hampshire Police’s marine unit accidentally found 17 Albanian illegal immigrants in Chichester Harbour this week on a catamaran which had sailed from France.
They had been looking for an unrelated missing person when they stopped the yacht.
A British man has been charged over the incident for facilitating illegal immigration.
Boats can easily dock in sleepy Dover marina, just next door to the ferry port
Last year automatic weapons worth £100,000 from the same European supplier as the guns used in the Charlie Hebdo terror attacks in Paris were seized in Cuxton marina near Rochester, Kent.
A British gang had brought in the weapons, which included 22 assault rifles, nine sub-machine guns and 1,500 rounds of ammunition.
An internal NCA report, said: “The investigation has confirmed the risk that general maritime offers crime groups access to the UK in what is generally an unpoliced area.
“There is no generic border control at small marinas around the UK coast.”
An NCA spokesman added: “Criminals will always try to circumvent perceived vulnerabilities in border security but we are working with law enforcement partners within the UK and internationally and we are having success.
“Crime around the coastline is no different to that taking place inland and the public have a role to play in tackling it.”
British marinas where illegal immigrants and weapons have been seized: