In Luhansk region Ukrainian smuggled five Afghanis through the border on Russia


The border guards of Department Biryukovo in Luhansk region together with the workers of MOI apprehended a group of illegal migrants on the eve of Easter.  Five citizens of Afghanistan in the age of 21-27 years old crossed the border from Russia to Ukraine and were caught by the detail of State Border Service. They crossed the state border being accompanied by the guide, 24-year-old resident of Luhansk region. Our fellow countryman helped Afghanis for the money reward. According to the words of detainees they did not plan to stay in Ukraine for a long time. They planned to get to EU in the search of better life. At the present moment law enforcement agents carry out measures on identification of persons participating in organization of illegal trip of Afghanis. It is also marked that concerning the detained guide a criminal case will be commenced on the fact of illegal transportation of persons through the state border of Ukraine (Article 332 of Crime Code of Ukraine).