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Twelve Afghan and Pakistani citizens were detained by Timisoara border guards

A Romanian border police patrol stopped a van registered in Romania, driven by a 20-year-old man, Romanian citizen.

Twelve foreigners, all men, with no identity documents on them, were found inside the vehicle as passengers. Border guards took them to the institution’s headquarters for investigation.

During the checks, it was established that the persons found in the vehicle were citizens of Afghanistan and Pakistan, aged between 18 and 44 years. The investigation also established that the driver drove the vehicle without a driver’s license.

The border guards are investigating the case, under the coordination of the prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office attached to the Timiș Tribunal, under the aspect of committing the crime of migrant trafficking and driving a vehicle without a driver’s license for the Romanian citizen and fraudulent crossing of the state border for Afghan citizens. pakistanezi.