Group of illegal migrants and smuggler were detained in Transcarpathia


Seven illegal migrants from South-Eastern Asia were apprehended by the border guards of the Western Regional Department and Chop Detachment together with the staff of National Police Department in Transcarpathian region. When information was verified represented by operative staff the law enforcers found 4 undocumented citizens of Bangladesh and 3 citizens of Sri Lanka in the village of Malyi Bereznyi. Illegal migrants together with their smuggler – local resident- were found nearby the house. According to preliminary information, the man had to assist in smuggling 7 illegal migrants over the Ukrainian-Slovakian border. So far, the filtration-verification measures are performed as to the detainees. Upon their identification, the violators would be called to administrative responsibility as to Part 2 Article 204-1 of Administrative Infringements Code of Ukraine “Violation or attempt to cross the state border of Ukraine”.