Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Severe Penalties for Bulgarian Smugglers!

A Bulgarian court has sentenced a people trafficker to 11 months in prison and a BGN 2,000 (EUR 1,000) fine for helping smuggle 54 migrants into Bulgaria from Turkey, the Chief Prosecutor’s office announced on Friday. Police arrested Kalcho Iliev on Monday after they stopped for inspection an Iveco van he was driving and found the migrants, including six women and 16 children aged between 2 and 12, crammed into the back of the vehicle. The court found Iliev guilty of assisting an yet unidentified people trafficker smuggle the migrants into Bulgaria across the border with Turkey. The sentence cannot be appealed, the chief prosecutor's office said in a statement.

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