Human TraffickingNews

Twelve Afghans, hidden in a shoe-laden truck

A Turkish citizen, behind the wheel of a truck registered in Turkey, showed up for the border formalities, on the way out of the country. He was transporting footwear for a Swiss company according to the documents accompanying the goods.

Following a thorough inspection of the means of transport, twelve foreign nationals were discovered hidden among the transported goods.

The people were taken and transported to the headquarters of the sector for investigations where, following the verifications, the border police established that they are citizens of Afghanistan, aged between 13 and 27, most of them asylum seekers in our country.