Pseudo-Spaniard was detained in Chop border guards


During the check of the passengers’ documents from the train “Kiev-Kosice” the border detail of the railway chack point “Chop” discovered a foreigner, whose document caused doubts in its validity. The man presented the passport of a citizen of Spain for control. During the in-depth review, the border guards found that the document provided was not owned by the bearer. However, the traveler persistently argued that he was a Spaniard and invented various stories depending on the course of events.

In order to establish the person and stop the offense, the detainee was taken to the Temporary Detention Center of Chop Border Detachment. After clarifying all the circumstances, it will be prosecuted under the Part 1 Art.204-1 of AICU “Illegal cross or attempt to cross illegally the state border of Ukraine.”

Also, the border guards informed the National Police about the signs detection of the criminal offense, stipulated by Article 357 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine “Abduction, appropriation, extortion of documents, stamps, seals, seizure by fraud or abuse of official position or damage to them”.