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Police Crack Down on Syrian People Smuggling Ring

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.03.11.

The national police (ORFK) have cracked down on an organised group of Syrian people smugglers, ORFK told MTI on Thursday.

Members of the group helped migrants from third countries, mostly Syrians, cross into Austria and travel on to Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden during the winter of 2019, the police said.

The head of the group was a Syrian man living in Germany, who organised transportation and coordinated the activities of five other defendants.

Ship Collision: Captain of Close-by Ship to Remain under Criminal Supervision
Ship Collision: Captain of Close-by Ship to Remain under Criminal Supervision

A Ukrainian boat captain charged in connection with a deadly boat collision on the River Danube in 2019 will remain under criminal supervision and be required to report regularly to the authorities by phone, in line with a binding court ruling, the Budapest chief prosecutor’s office said on Monday, confirming reports by pro-govt daily Magyar […]Continue reading

The police action was assisted by Austrian and German officers.

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