At the Vărșand Border Crossing Point , Arad County, a Bulgarian citizen showed up for the border formalities on the way out of the country, behind the wheel of a truck registered in Bulgaria. He was transporting packaging on the Turkey-Czech route, according to the accompanying documents.
Following the thorough control of the means of transport, seven foreign nationals were discovered hidden in the cargo compartment.
The persons were taken and transported to the headquarters of the sector for investigations where, following the verifications, the border police established that they are citizens of Afghanistan and India, asylum seekers in Romania.
Also, at the Nădlac II Border Crossing Point , Arad County, the border guards carried out a thorough check on two road complexes driven by a Turkish and a Bulgarian citizen, which were transporting furniture and car parts for companies from Belgium and Germany. . Following the control over the means of transport, they discovered, hidden in the cargo compartment, thirteen foreign nationals. During the preliminary checks, the border guards established that they are citizens of Afghanistan, asylum seekers in our country.
In addition the border police officers from the Vărșand Border Police Sector noticed, during the execution of the specific missions, approximately 300 meters from the border line, five people walking towards the border with the neighboring state. As they did not justify their presence in the area, they were taken to the sector headquarters for checks. Following the research, it was established that they are citizens of Afghanistan, asylum seekers in Romania.