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Driver arrested after seven found in freezer lorry

Contributed by editor on Jan 16, 2005 - 08:04 PM

DRIVER ARRESTED AFTER SEVEN FOUND IN FREEZER LORRY

Police were called to Capel le Ferne at lunchtime today (16 January) after a Spanish lorry driver reported finding a group of people in his cargo of oranges.


The seven people  found in the refrigerated lorry are now being treated for hypothermia but are not thought to be in a serious condition.

A police spokesman said the driver had been arrested and the incident was being investigated by the Immigration Service.