Recently, in Sumy region, the staff of operational-search units of the State Border Guard Service once again eliminated the channel of unlawful movement of illegal migrants across the Ukrainian-Russian state border.
Late in the evening the SBGS staff together with the employees of the Investigation Department in Sumy region detained a group of illegal migrants from Sri Lanka and Ukrainian, who transported them by car.
During operative and searching activities the law enforcers stopped the AUDI car of the Ukrainian registration driven by the citizen of Ukraine. There were three citizens of Sri Lanka inside the vehicle.
It is previously established that the foreigners were illegally transported across the border from the territory of the Russian Federation to the territory of Ukraine outside the established checkpoints in one of the areas of the border in Krasnopilsky district.
Currently, the detained foreigners and citizens of Ukraine are delivered to Sumy Police Department. The investigative actions proceed.