Border guards apprehended some groups of illegal migrants, one of them was left by the smugglers


Three persons of Caucasian nationality were detected in the area of BS “Gertsa” of Chernivtsi Detachment with the help of night vision device. At night law enforcement agents noticed and detained one person, and soon two other were also arrested. All men did not have any documents. Detainees were delivered to border subdivision for carrying out filtration measures and processing procedural documents for illegal cross of the state border of Ukraine and violation of the border regimen.

In another case illegal migrants from Afghanistan and Bangladesh were caught in the area of Chop Detachment. Local residents informed the district inspector of BS “Velykyi Bereznyi” about appearance of unfamiliar persons. Detainees left about 1 km to reach the border. Two citizens of Afghanistan and one citizen of Bangladesh did not have any documents, however, two of them assured the law enforcement agents that they were 16 and 17 years old. Detainees explained that they made their way to EU countries to improve their life. Almost reaching the border, the smugglers left them and being hungry and physically exhausted they had to search the way themselves. Soon, they were detained by the border guards.