Three BiH citizens apprehended for smuggling of migrants

As part of the Operational Action ‘Sava 317-395’, on 1 November 2020, members of Border Police Unit Brod apprehended a suspect, after he was discovered in the smuggling of four people of African-Asian origin in the area of the municipality of Brod. The citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina smuggled illegal migrants in a van of BiH license plates.

The day before, on 31 October 2020, officers of Border Police Unit Velika Kladuša apprehended two BiH citizens, A.D. (born in 1986) and I.H. (born in 1981), for smuggling four African-Asian minors. The smuggling was discovered by border control of a Citroen vehicle of BiH license plates, in the area of Velika Kladuša.

Following the order of the prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH, on the grounds for suspicion that criminal offence of ‘People smuggling’ was committed, a report on the criminal offence will be submitted against the suspects to this institution. The event was reported to officers of the Service for Foreigners Affairs of BiH, who continued further work on the migrants.