SA denies deporting own citizen to Zim

Published: 13/Jul/2016
Source: The Chronicle (Bulawayo)

By Mashudu Netsianda

THE South African government has denied that it deported Mr Daniel Desire Mncube to Zimbabwe.

Mr Mncube (46) claims he was flushed out of South Africa for allegedly violating the neighbouring country’s immigration laws.

He found himself in a quandary after he was also declared an illegal immigrant in Zimbabwe.

The Department of Immigration says Mr Mncube faces deportation back to South Africa after it was discovered his name did not appear on the country’s births and deaths records.

South African Home Affairs director-general Mr Mkuseli Apleni on Monday told The Chronicle that it was not aware of Mncube’s deportation.

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Themes: Deportation and Mass Expulsions, Deportations
Regions: South Africa, Zimbabwe
Year: 2016