Weekly newsletter

Syrian, Tunisian Nationals Charged with People Smuggling

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.12.28.

Three Syrian and a Tunisian men were charged with smuggling illegal migrants across Hungary to western Europe in 2014 and 2015, the Bács-Kiskun County prosecutor’s office said on Monday.

According to the charges, the four men were recruited by a Libyan national living in Poland. They are charged with smuggling some 70 illegal migrants from the Hungary-Serbia border and from Budapest to Italy and Germany, for a total of nearly eight million forints (EUR 22,000), the statement said.

The case will be tried at the Baja county court, in southwest Hungary. The prosecutor’s office has asked for a prison sentence without the possibility of parole, the statement said.

Featured photo illustration by Zsolt Szigetváry/MTI 


Array
(
    [1536x1536] => Array
        (
            [width] => 1536
            [height] => 1536
            [crop] => 
        )

    [2048x2048] => Array
        (
            [width] => 2048
            [height] => 2048
            [crop] => 
        )

)