Two (2) nationals arrested for smuggling and leaving the country (12) of twelve foreigners arrested

IONIAN ISLANDS PRESS INFORMATION OFFICE

Corfu, August , 2019

PRESS RELEASE

Two (2) nationals arrested for smuggling and leaving the country (12) of 12 foreigners arrested

They were arrested yesterday (06-08-2019) in Kefalonia by police officers of the Kefalonia Police Department, two 41- and 48-year-old nationals, on charges of smuggling and leaving the country.

In particular, police officers from the Argostoli Security Department, the Crime Prevention and Repression Team (OPEC) and the Paliki Police Department initially identified the 48-year-old as transferring to a leased private car. car, two aliens.

As the investigation progressed, the 41-year-old was identified and arrested in Lixouri, Kefallinia, as the police investigation revealed that the two nationals had formed a team to smuggle foreigners and facilitate their exit from Kefalonia to Italy.

Specifically, in the framework of the investigation, ten (10) other foreigners were found in a rented house in the area of ​​Paliki, which had been received by the two nationals.

Investigations seized the vehicle carrying the aliens, two mobile phones, the amount of (156) euros, KTEL tickets and a ferry line.

The detainees were led to the Prosecutor of Lefkada.

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