Three Somalis were detained in Uzhgorod


The workers of Administration on Fight against Organized Crime (AFOC) and border guards detained in Uzhgorod three illegal migrants from Somalia intending to get to EU countries.

Three young men in the age of 19-21 years old were detained in Uzhgorod in the house of one local resident. The “travelers” posed as persons waiting for getting asylum. Thus, one of  the migrants had a certificate confirming that he is allowed to prepare documents for question solving on granting him refugee status issued by Department of Migration Service in Vinnitsa region. Two other man presented certificates on attendance to Migration Service in Vinnitsa for interview.

At present moment Somalis and the owner of the house giving shelter to them are detained. Persons participating in organization of migrants smuggling abroad are establishing now.