A second man, aged 43, from Harmanli, was detained for assisting the illegal residence of foreigners in the country, the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Haskovo announced. The arrest took place in pre-trial proceedings from 2 days ago, when 7 men, self-identifying as Syrians, without identity documents were captured in the city.
Then the migrants admitted that they were transported from the border by a man in a jeep to a villa in the “Starite Lozya” area. The police had established the identity of the 31-year-oldwho had provided them with the house for shelter, and the driver of the jeep, known to the law enforcement agencies, was detained yesterday. Work on the initiated pre-trial proceedings continues.
Six more men, identifying themselves as Afghans, were captured this night at 3:00 in the area of the Dimitrovgrad village of Zlato Pole in the direction of Simeonovgrad. They were also without documents certifying their legal entry into the country. The men, under the age of 20, have been detained at the Regional Office in Dimitrovgrad to clarify the case, added the police.
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