Bulgarian Border Police found 6 illegal immigrants hidden in watermelon truck

A Volvo truck with Polish registration, driven by a 45-year-old Polish citizen, arrived at the Kulata border checkpoint to enter Bulgaria. The truck was carrying watermelons.

Border police checked with a mobile X-ray system, during which they found six illegal immigrants in the cargo hold of the car – 4 men, a woman and a boy. Their identities are being established.

The driver and the illegal passengers were detained. Rapid proceedings have been instituted in the case at the Petrich GPU, the district prosecutor’s office has been notified.