Fuerza Públicas officers detained a man Tuesday who is a suspect of helping illegal immigrants enter the country. The man, identified by the last names of Mora Villalobos, was the driver of a vehicle police stopped near Dominical. With him were two individuals who subsequently turned out to be from Nepal. One was 24 and the other was 35, police determined.
On the other side of the country near the Panamá border Fuerza Pública officers detained four men, later identified as being from Bangladesh, who crossed the Río Sixaola in a boat and headed north in Costa Rica. They were detained on a public bus.