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Specialized operation against illegal migration in Bulgaria

A specialized police operation was conducted on April 1 in Sofia and in the country. Employees of the General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime, the General Directorate of Border Police, the Directorate of Internal Security – the Ministry of Interior and the State Agency for National Security took part in the action to counter illegal migration.

In the course of the police actions 7 people were detained, one of them – an employee of the Ministry of Interior.

Procedural and investigative actions were carried out at 9 addresses, of which two – as a matter of urgency. Items related to the documentation of the criminal activity of the group were seized. A group of illegal migrants has also been detained in the capital. Work on the case continues.