A group of Asians escaping the smugglers was detained by the border guards in Transcarpathia


Last night, the border guards of the Tysa Department, Chop Border Detachment detained a group of Asians who were trying to get illegally to Hungary bypassing the checkpoints.

Information about appearance of the unknown person was received by the border guards from a local resident. Therefore, a research group started to look for the violators at once, which found illegal immigrants in the suburb of the town of Chop.

The foreigners, three of whom introduced as Bangladeshis and one Pakistani, did not have any documents with them. They reported about paying to the traffickers a lot of money for their “trip”. First, their compatriots helped them to get to Transcarpathia for a monetary reward of 13 thousand euros, where they lived for some time in one of the premises. Other dealers took all the documents and another 9 thousand dollars and threatened in case of disobedience with punishment, the Asians decided to escape from the apartment. They got out of the house through the window and began to make their own way towards the border. At this moment information about them was received by the local inspector of border Department “Tysa”.

Currently, the measures are taken to establishment the persons involved in illegal activity. After carrying out necessary procedural actions the detainees were taken to the Temporary Detention Centre of Chop Detachment. The offnders will be brought to administrative responsibility under Part 1 Art. 204 – 1 of the AICU “Illegal cross or attempt to cross illegally the state border of Ukraine”.

Source: https://dpsu.gov.ua/ua/news/grupu-aziyciv-yaki-vtikali-vid-perepravnikiv-zatrimali-prikordonniki-na-zakarpatti/