Five Transcarpathians transported 4 illegal migrants from Somalia in the car boot


SSU in Transcarpathia stopped another international channel of illegal transportation of persons through the state border.

On May 5, 2012 the SSU officers detained two cars with 4 Somalis without any documents and 5 local residents nearby the villages of Perechyn and Zarichevo. The criminals transported illegal migrants in the boot. It was established that organizer and his 4 accomplices intended to smuggle foreigners beyond the check point through Ukrainian-Slovakian state border. There was a former worker of law enforcement agents among the detainees, who took two Somalis in his personal car for money reward.

SSU investigators in Transcarpathian region instituted a criminal case in accordance with Part 2 of Article 332 of Criminal Code of Ukraine concerning 5 local residents for the organization of illegal transportation of persons through the state border of Ukraine commenced according to preliminary collusion by the group of persons.

At the present moment, detainees are under arrest. Investigation goes on.  

Press-centre of Security Service of Ukraine