Group of persons is detained being engaged in smuggling to EU


picLaw enforcement agents apprehended a group of persons within Kiev territory and simultaneously in Transcarpathian region being engaged in illegal transportation of the citizens from the countries of Southern-Eastern Asia to European Union through the state border of Ukraine on Hungary. It should be state that documentation of criminal activity regarding above mentioned group involved the citizen of Sri Lanka and two citizens of Ukraine, continues from the mid-July 2016. Specified persons performed their criminal activity promising three citizens of Republic of India to transport them over the state border of Ukraine for monetary remuneration in the sum of 100 000 UAH.

So far, a pre-trial investigation is conducted according to the Part 3 Article 332 of Crime Code of Ukraine (illegal transportation of persons through the state border of Ukraine).