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A citizen of BiH and a Pakistani prevented from smuggling 18 migrants

On 4 May 2021, members of Bosnia and Herzegovina Border Police Unit prevented smuggling of 18 Afro-Asians.

A citizen of BiH citizen has been linked to the smuggling, as he was smuggling four illegal migrants in a vehicle of BiH license plates. Following further investigation in the field, a group of 14 migrants were been found and they could be linked to migrants smuggled in the vehicle. The organizer of the smuggling of the group which was found in the woods and is an Afro-Asian (according to statement a citizen of Pakistan).

The suspects were searched and during the search, money, mobile phone devices with associated cards, and other evidence were found and temporarily seized. All 18 smuggled migrants stated that they were from Pakistan.