The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has announced it will step up its inspections and enforcement operations during the Easter holidays.
It has, therefore, asked all Hotels, Landlords and living apartment owners to take note.
According to GIS, ”this stepped-up operation is in line with various strategies lined up by the Service to ensure that the Easter holidays is free from criminal activities that are likely to mar the peace and safety of the citizenry.
The Service wishes to reiterate its earlier call on landlords to demand proof of residence or legal stay and Immigration registration from would be non-Ghanaian tenants before entering into any tenancy agreement with them.”
”Section 52(1) (b) states that, a person who knowingly harbors any person whom he knows is to be deported or has reasonable grounds to believe has acted in contravention of this Act commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding one thousand Ghana Cedis or imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or both,” it added.
Read the full statement below