5 people arrested at Kefalonia airport over the weekend

IONIAN ISLANDS JOURNALISTS INFORMATION OFFICE

Corfu, 17 August 2020

PRESS RELEASE

(8) foreigners were arrested at the airports of Kefalonia, Zakynthos and Corfu, who tried to travel illegally to European countries

During the last twenty-four hours, a total of (8) foreigners were arrested at the airports of Kefalonia, Zakynthos, and Corfu, during the passport control, who tried to board international flights illegally.

In particular, at the airport of Kefalonia, they were located by the police of the Security Department of Argostoli, in two different cases, on Sunday (16-08-2020) and on Saturday (15-08-2020), a total of (5) foreigners, who showed forged travel documents in order to board flights to Italy.

At Zakynthos airport, on Saturday (15-08-2020), police officers of the Zakynthos Security Department located two foreigners, who presented fake travel documents, in order to board a flight to Italy.

Finally, at the Corfu airport, a foreigner was located on Friday (14-08-2020) by police officers of the Airport Police Department, who, using a travel document belonging to another person, tried to board a flight to the Czech Republic.

The arrested were taken to the locally competent Prosecution Authorities.

One thought on “5 people arrested at Kefalonia airport over the weekend

  • August 22, 2020 at 1:19 pm
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    There seems to be a lot of people trying to travel from the Ionian Islands using false identity documents…..it would be interesting to know some more details…..are they refugees from other parts of Greece ?
    Thank you

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