Afghani smugglers arrested near Serbia-Hungary border
The Serbian Interior Ministry (MUP) said on Monday its members prevented the smuggling of 44 migrants.Source: Tanjug
Among the migrants were citizens of Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, and Iran.
They were arrested in the town of Subotica, northern Serbia, "after exiting a city bus," the MUP said in a statement.
Three more persons who organized their trip and the crossing of borders - Afghani citizens A.B.J. (born in 1995), A.S. (1995) and P.S. (1998) - have been arrested on suspicion that they committed the crime of illegal border crossing and people smuggling.
The suspects will be charged and brought before the Basic Public Prosecution in Subotica within the legal deadline, the statement said.