Transcarpathian dweller was detained by SSU for an attempt to transfer illegal migrants across the state border

10 July 2012 15:08  21816288 016774
Transcarpathian dweller was detained by SSU for transference of illegal migrants across the border

SSU officers detained Uzhgorod dweller, who tried to illegally transfer six Vietnam citizens across the state border of Ukraine to Slovakia on June 5.

It was established that 37-year old unemployed Uzhgorod citizen, previously sentenced for illegal conveyance of persons to across the state border of Ukraine, organized the transference of Vietnam citizens from Kharkiv to Transcarpathia at night on July 4 this year. He temporarily concealed illegal immigrants in the private house of his friend in the village of Velyki Lazy in Uzhgorod district. He was supposed to receive four thousand dollars for the illegal immigrants’ transferring.

The perpetrator was detained by SSU workers not far from his house in Uzhgorod.

SSU Directorate investigators in the Transcarpathian region in relation to detainee instituted criminal proceedings on Part 3 st.332 (organization of illegal persons across the state border of Ukraine, based on mercenary motives) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The detainee is in custody.

The investigation continues - the press-center of Security Service of Ukraine

Tags: SSU, illegal immigrants, transportation

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