Serbia Arrests Bulgarian National for Trafficking Afghan Refugees

Crime | December 20, 2014, Saturday // 14:37|  views

Vrska Cuka checkpoint at Serbia's border with Bulgaria. Source:

Serbian police has arrested a Bulgarian national who illegally transported 44 Aghan refugees across the border with Serbia in a minivan, Tanjug news agency reported on Saturday.

The Bulgarian national, identified only as V.V.,60, was arrested in the village of Metovnica near the town of Bor, some 250 km southeast of Belgrade. He was charged with human trafficking and illegally entering Serbia.

The Afghan refugees have sought asylum in Serbia and were accommodated in a refugee centre, Tanjug said.  


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