A channel for trafficking of migrants through the state borders of our country has been neutralized in the course joints actions on the part of SANS, MoI and the Prosecutor’s Office

Officials from the State Agency for National Security /SANS/ and from the MoI, under the leadership and supervision of the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office, conducted on October 17th 2017 in Sofia, Pernik and Vidin a specialized operation, aimed at neutralizing an organized criminal group, which was involved in the illegal transfer of migrants through the territory of Bulgaria from Turkey towards Western European counties.

A pre-trial proceeding was initiated on the case.

8 persons – Bulgarian citizens and foreigners, were detained for a period of 24 hours.

Narcotic substances, illegally possessed firearms, a large number of mobile telephones and SIM cards were confiscated in the course of the conducted procedural-investigatory actions.

The work on the case continues.