In the area of BS “Onokivtsi” of Border Department “Uzhgorod” of Chop Detachment law enforcement agents detected and detained the group of illegal migrants next in turn.
Three men, who were stopped nearby the border, named themselves the citizens of Somalia. As in most similar cases, detained illegal migrants did not have any documents identifying them. Already in 20 minutes Slovakian border guards informed Ukrainian ones about detention of one more trespasser – the Somali woman.
Who were the detainees in reality and what was the aim of their visit to Ukraine, where did they make their way – it will be established in the course of implementation of administrative and procedural measures. When the operative-checking actions are be finished it will be also known if any other persons have been involved in unlawful “business”. According to Ukrainian legislation – assistance to persons in illegal cross of the state border entails criminal responsibility with deprivation of freedom for the term of 7 years.