Transcarpathian transported 8 Afghans abroad and got pulled for 4 years


A sentence of Appeal Court of Transcarpathian region came into legal force as to criminal case instituted and investigated by Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) concerning the accused person in crime commitment foreseen by Part 3 Article 332 (illegal transportation of persons through the state border) of Criminal Code of Ukraine.

In June 2011, 26-yar-old resident of Perechyn district agreed to participate in illegal transportation of 8 citizens of Afghanistan through Ukrainian-Slovakian border for money reward.

It was established that the criminal met four illegal migrants in the highway between the villages Symer and Tur’ya Remeta, Perechyn district. He took Afghans by his own car to the village Dubrynychi and passed them over to his accomplices for direct transportation of migrants through the state border of Ukraine.  The same night another group of 4 Afghans were delivered to arranged place nearby Perechyn.

SSU officers caught the delinquent red-handed when he had to pass the group of illegal migrants to his accomplices.

The delinquent was pleaded to be guilty by the court sentence and punishment in the form of 4 years of imprisonment was awarded.