Attempted Illegal Crossing of the State Border in Groups
27 July, 2019
The Border policemen carried out an operation and detained two citizens of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the territory of N2 Border sector (Vale) of the MIA Border Police N2 office (Akhaltsikhe) on the charge of attempted illegal crossing of the State Border in groups.
The Crime envisages imprisonment from 4 to 5 years.
The investigation established that the suspects were attempting to cross the State Border of Georgia illegally in groups without official border control from the Georgia to the Republic of Turkey.
Investigation is ongoing on the above-mentioned fact according to the Criminal Code of Georgia, Article 19, 344, Part II, Subparagraph A.
Within the last six months, the MIA Border Police of Georgia have detained 65 suspects on the charge of illegal crossing and attempted illegal crossing of the State Border. Namely, 17- citizens of the Republic of Turkey, 3 - of the Republic of India, 3 - of the Republic of Bangladesh, 2 – of the Republic of Azerbijan, 1- of the Republic of Yemen, 1 - of the Republic of Iran, 1- of the Russian Federation, 1- of the Kingdom of Morocco, 1 - of the Republic of Syria and 1- without a citizenship.