SSU detained a group of illegal migrants and their guides in Transcarpathia


On January 12, 2012 the officers of Ukrainian Security Service stopped two cars with six migrants from Afghanistan without any documents and two local residents nearby the village Velykaya Dobron, Uzhgorod district. It was established that the group of illegal migrants was delivered to Transcarpathia from Chernivtsi. The organizers of channel of illegal migration intended to take Afghans illegally through the state border of Ukraine to the EU countries.

On January 13, the inspectors of SSU in Transcarpathian region instituted criminal case against detainees according to Part 2 Article 332 (illegal transportation of persons through the state border of Ukraine committed on the preliminary deal by the group of persons) of Criminal Code of Ukraine.

Investigation goes on.