Two Ukrainians arrested in Sfakia for the trafficking of 59 migrants
- 2 October, 2020
The thorough investigation by the port authorities of Chania led to the arrest of two foreigners, of Ukrainian origin who are considered as main suspects in the trafficking of the 59 immigrants who left yesterday, early in the afternoon, from Chora Sfakion. According to information, these are two men aged 44 and 27 will be brought before the prosecutor within the day for further legal proceedings.
The two men were arrested in Sfakia and the information gathered by the port authorities showed that they should be further investigated, for the very serious possibility that they are the traffickers of the 59 immigrants who arrived in Sfakia yesterday.
It is recalled that the 59 immigrants have been hosted since last night at the Akrotiri swimming pool in Chania and they are 47 men, 8 women and 4 children, of five different nationalities, namely Bangladesh, Tibet, Kurdistan, Pakistan and Arab countries.
It is also stressed that in order for this to happen, 40 immigrants who had been hosted there since September 21 and who had departed by ferry from Chania to another destination to be determined by the Ministry of Immigration Policy, had to leave the swimming pool area last night.
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