Human TraffickingNews

Afghan citizens stopped on the illegal road to the Schengen area

At the Nădlac II Border Crossing Point , Arad County, a Turkish citizen, driving a car registered in Turkey, showed up for the border formalities, on the way out of the country. He was transporting car parts and textiles on the Turkey-Germany route, according to the accompanying documents.

Following the thorough inspection of the vehicle, six foreign nationals were discovered hidden in the cargo compartment .

The people were taken and transported to the headquarters of the sector for investigations where, following the verifications, the border police established that they are citizens of Afghanistan, aged between 16 and 25, asylum seekers in Romania.