Citizens of Afghanistan, Russia and Vietnam were detained at the border


Tonight, the border guards of Lviv Detachment together with the officers of the operational-search units of the State Border Guard Service, using available information on the movement of illegal immigrants nearby the state border detained three foreigners without documents.

According to the words of the detainees, they were the citizens of Afghanistan and intended to enter the neighboring country illegally.

The offenders were taken to the border division and the protocols according to Article 204-1 Part 2 AICU “Illegal cross or attempt of illegal cross of the state border of Ukraine”

In addition, the border guards of the Belgorod-Dniester Detachment detained 41-year-old citizen of the Russian Federation, who illegally crossed the border bypassing the checkpoint. At first the man tried to get to Ukraine through the check point “Kuchurgan”. However during clarification of his trip purpose the Russian was confused in explanations and tried to deceive the border guards. He reported that he had lived in the Kaliningrad region, Russia and followed from the so-called Prydnistroviya to Ukraine for the funeral of his mother. But it turned out that his mother is alive and lives in Russia, and he even recently talked to her on a mobile phone. The real reason of his trip to our country was not established by the law enforcers, thus, the man was refused in crossing the border. However, the offender decided to cross illegally the border outside the checkpoint, where he was detained by the border patrol.

Currently, the Russian citizen is brought to administrative responsibility for illegal cross of the state border, he is banned from entering Ukraine for 3 years and is forcibly returned to Moldova.

And in Transcarpathia, the border guards of the Chop Detachment in cooperation with SSU and representatives of the Patrol Police of Transcarpathian region prevented illegal cross of the Ukrainian-Slovak border. Thus, checking the available operative information, the Police stopped the car “Volvo” of foreign registration nearby Uzhhorod. During the car inspection, there were two more citizens of Vietnam inside the vehicle. The foreigners admitted that they planned to get to the territory of Slovakia outside the checkpoint.

The protocols have been drawn up with regard to theĀ  foreigners. The cases will be brought to court.