Transcarpathian SSU detained 7 illegal migrants from Afghanistan, Iraq and Eritrea


Transcarpathian SSU detained two citizens of Ukraine who intended to transport a group of illegal migrants through the state border. SSU staff liquidated the channel of illegal transportation of persons through Ukrainian-Slovakian border.

At night, SSU apprehended the minibus with seven illegal migrants – citizens of Afghanistan, Iraq and Eritrea in Volovets region, Transcarpathian oblast.

The vehicle was driven by the local resident, who planned to deliver the foreigners to Velykyi Bereznyi region and then assisted them in illegal cross of the state border beyond the check point.

The same day SSU workers apprehended their accomplice in Lvov. It was established that detained citizen of Lvov delivered illegal migrants by his own car from Lvov to Transcarpathia. Besides, he hided 8 more illegal migrants at temporary places in Lvov and attempted to smuggle them to one of European countries.

Now, two citizens of Ukraine were announced about suspicion in crime commitment foreseen by Part 2 Article 332 (organization of illegal transportation of persons through the state border of Ukraine committed on preliminary agreement by the group of persons) of Crime Code of Ukraine.