10 people detained on the charge of having attempted to cross border illegaly
06 May, 2018
The border policemen from the Land Border Defense Department of the MIA Border Police of Georgia together with the officers from the State Security Service of Georgia carried out an operation and detained 1 citizen of Georgia and 5 citizens of the Republic of Bangladesh on the territory of Border Sector Tcharali of the MIA Border Police N2 Division (Akhaltsikhe) for attempted illegal crossing of the State border of Georgia.
The border policemen also carried out an operation on the territory of Border Sector Vale and detained 3 citizens of the Republic of Bangladesh and 1 citizen of Azerbaijan for attempted illegal crossing of the State border of Georgia. The crime committed by them envisages imprisonment from 4 to 5 years.
The investigation established that the suspects attempted to cross the State Border of Georgia illegally without official border control from Georgia to the Republic of Turkey.
The investigation is ongoing into the above-mentioned fact according to the Criminal Code of Georgia, Article 19-344, Part II, Subparagraph A.