In the end of March 2012, in Odessa SSU officers detained the citizen of Afghanistan, who is suspected in organization of international channel of illegal transportation of persons through the state border of Ukraine. Long time he kept close from investigation.
In the beginning of the current year, law enforcement agents caught his two accomplices nearby the village V.Dobron of Uzhgorod district. They were local residents intending to transport illegally six Afghans through Ukrainian-Hungarian border to EU countries beyond the check point.
SSU inspectors commenced criminal case against detained persons and organizer of illegal transportation was announced in the search.
On March 30, inspectors of SSU in Transcarpathian region commenced a criminal case against the citizen of Afghanistan according to Part 2 Article 332 of Criminal Code of Ukraine (illegal transportation of persons through the state border of Ukraine committed on preliminary plans). Now, detainee is under arrest.
Investigation goes on.
Press-centre of Security Service of Ukraine.