«Guests» from Eritrea were apprehended nearby the border by Chop border guards


Border guards of Chop Detachment detained the next “happiness seekers” intending to cross Ukrainian-Slovakian border in illegal way. Border guards of BS “Stuzhytsya” (Velykyi Bereznyi region) stopped the “travellers”.

Border detail patrolling the area, noticed the light of two torches evidently moving towards the side of the state border. In a result of conducted action on the search of the trespassers, operative group detected 6 unfamiliar persons at the approaches to the state border– five men and one woman. As it usually happens, none of the detainees had any documents identifying their personalities. They introduced themselves as the citizens of Eritrea. The representatives of the country from the shore of the Red Sea explained that they made their way to Slovakian Republic. According to the words of the detainees, four of them have not yet reached 18-year-old age.

Considering he weather conditions and presence of snow covering in the area of the border, these representatives of African continent were lucky to avoid the overcooling as it happened with the citizens of Sri Lanka and Somalia.

At the present moment, the trespassers are delivered to border subdivision in order to establish the circumstances of the infringement and to issue administrative and procedural documents. Decision on responsibility before the law and further destiny of the detainees will be defined by the court.

Source: http://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/about/news/news_1431.htm