SUSPECT OF SMUGGLING OF PERSONS TO BE HANDED OVER TO BIH PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE25.09.2020. 14:13
The smuggled illegal migrants were detected by the officers of the Border Police when they crossed the river border on the Drina River in a rubber boat. The smuggling of these persons, including one child, put the lives of these persons at risk. All the aforementioned persons have been detained pending further procedure.
The person suspected of the criminal offense of Smuggling of Migrants, who is also a citizen of Afghanistan, will be handed over to the Prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina in charge of the case, who will subsequently question the suspect and make a decision regarding further activities in this case.
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