Transcarpathian Police caught five illegal migrants, who were hiding in the bushes in the border area


Patrol police of Uzhhorod District Department nearby the village Hlyboke detected a suspicious person after verification of the territory under the service. The man was hiding in the bushes.  The law enforcers later on found four more persons in the woods. None of them had documents that would confirm their identity and provide them the right to stay in Ukraine. Department for Fight against Crimes connected with Human Trafficking in the Transcarpathian region found that all five were the citizens of a foreign country who wanted to get into the EU through Transcarpathia.

Illegal migrants were taken to Uzhhorod District Police, after performing all necessary actions the individuals will be handed to the appropriate services. Preliminary legal qualification – article 332 of the Criminal code of Ukraine, i.e. the illegal trafficking of people across the border.