A.A., 39 years old, A.A., 31 years old, I.M., 23 years old, and Z.A., 27 years old, were convicted according to speedy proceedings of the District Prosecutor’s Office-Kardzhali. They have been found guilty of illegally entering our country from the Republic of Greece – a crime under Art. 279, para. 1 of the Criminal Code.
District Court-Krumovgrad imposed on the four a penalty of 3 months imprisonment, the serving of which was postponed on the basis of Art. 66, para. 1 of the Criminal Code for a period of 3 years and a fine of BGN 100 for each of them.
The District Court-Krumovgrad also sentenced K.P., 34 years old, a Bulgarian citizen, to 10 months of imprisonment, the serving of which was suspended on the basis of Art. 66, para. 1 of the Criminal Code for a term of 3 years and a fine of BGN 3,500. He was convicted for helping four Palestinian citizens cross the country’s border in violation of the law by providing transport in order to procure for himself property benefit – crime under Art. 281, para. 2, item 1 and item 5 in conjunction with para. 1 of the Criminal Code.
On 09/04/2022 at around 6:20 a.m. in the village of Golyamo Kamenyane, region Kardzhali, 5 persons were arrested. During the inspection carried out by officers of the Border Police Department, town of Krumovgrad, it was established that four of them are Palestinians, all men, who crossed the “green” border in the area of the village of Avren, region Kurdzhali. They were traveling in a car, driven by the Bulgarian citizen K.P., in the area of the village of Golyamo Kamenyane.
The penalties were imposed on 09/04/2022 after agreements approved by the District Court-Krumovgrad.
Court decisions are final.
September 5, 2022