The organizer of illegal transferring of foreigners across the state border along the Danube River was detained in Odesa Oblast, as the Southern Regional Department of the State Border Service of Ukraine reported.
It was established that during the period from 2017-2018 an organized criminal group tried to reorient the illegal transferring of groups of illegal migrants from the western border of Ukraine to the southern one.
The transfer of persons was carried out across the Danube River to the territory of Romania and then to the countries of the European Union. During this period, the main organizer of the channel has illegally forwarded several groups of citizens of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
As The Journalist reported, nearly 2,500 illegal migrants were found in Ukraine within a month.