In Transcarpathia smuggler was sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment


Sentence of Uzhgorod Municipal Court came into force as to 32-year-old resident of V.Bereznyi, who tried to smuggle 5 Somalis through Ukrainian-Slovakian border.  

In August 2011, local inhabitant agreed to take 5 illegal migrants to Slovakia. For this illegal affair he had to get $ 2,5 thousand for each illegal migrant. The malefactor met Somalis nearby the village Barvinok, Uzhgorod district and took them to the village M.Bereznyi nearby Ukrainian-Slovakian border by his own car. SSU workers detained the car with the organizers of the channel of illegal transportation and illegal migrants in the village Kamyanytsya, Uzhgorod district.

ASSU in Transcarpathian region commenced a criminal case against the local resident in accordance with Part 2 Article 332 of Criminal Code of Ukraine (illegal transportation of persons through the state border committed as to preliminary conspiracy by the group of persons). Uzhgorod District Court recognized the malefactor to be guilty and appointed the punishment in the form of 5 years of imprisonment with determined probation period.