Bangladeshi migrants, discovered hidden in cardboard boxes

At the Romanian Nădlac Border Crossing Point, a Romanian citizen presented himself for border formalities on his way out of the country. The man was driving a van registered in Romania and was transporting, according to the documents accompanying the goods, cardboard boxes on the Romania-Italy route.

Based on the risk profile, a thorough control of the means of transport was carried out, as a result of which the border police officers discovered, in the cargo compartment, inside the transported cardboard boxes, sixteen foreign citizens .

The persons in question were taken to the headquarters of the border police sector for investigation. During the checks, our colleagues established that the persons are citizens of Bangladesh, aged between 21 and 40 years, who entered Romania legally.

Taking into account the aspects found, the border police officers have started investigations in terms of committing the crimes of migrant trafficking for the driver and attempted fraudulent crossing of the state border for the citizens found hidden in the means of transport, following that, upon their completion, they will be ordered the legal measures that are imposed.