Ninety Seven foreign citizens, hidden among the goods in a number of vehicles
A Romanian citizen, driving a truck registered in Romania, presented himself for border formalities on the way out of the country. According to the documents accompanying the goods, the driver was transporting car tires for a commercial company in Spain.
After carrying out a thorough check of the vehicle, 72 citizens from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Ethiopia were discovered, hidden in the cargo compartment with the aim of reaching Western European countries .
Another case was registered at the same border crossing point, where border police carried out a thorough check of a truck driven by a Romanian citizen. According to the documents accompanying the goods, it was transporting aluminum ingots on the Romania-Slovakia route.
During the checks, the border police discovered six people hidden among the transported goods. Upon investigation, our colleagues established that those in question were citizens of Bangladesh, India, Sudan and Pakistan, aged between 19 and 39, seeking asylum.
Similar actions also took place at the Vărșand Border Crossing Point, where a truck driven by a Romanian citizen transporting pharmaceutical substances for a Belgian company, officers discovered hidden among the transported goods, twelve citizens from Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and India, aged between 18 and 44, seeking asylum in our country.
At the Borș Border Crossing Point, a truck driven by a citizen from Kazakhstan. According to the documents accompanying the goods, it was transporting car parts on the Turkey-Lithuania route.
During the checks, the border police discovered seven people hidden among the transported goods. Upon investigation it established that they were citizens of Ethiopia and Afghanistan.