Danish police seize thousands in cash from migrants under new law aimed at making country less attractive to invaders

Danish police have seized valuables from migrants for the first time since introducing a controversial new law aimed at making the country a less attractive destination for asylum seekers.

National police spokesman Per Fiig said that two men and three women were carying dollars and euros worth 129,600 kroner (£14,400).

The cash was sezied and they were all arrested at Copenhagen’s airport for using forged passports.