They were arrested yesterday in his areas Evros by the police, two foreign traffickers, who, on two different occasions, allegedly attempted to smuggle illegal immigrants into the country.

In particular, the first smuggler, driving a truck with a trailer, arrived yesterday at noon at the border crossing point Evros Gardens, in order to enter the country. After a check carried out by the police officers of the Garden Passport Control department, with the help of a heartbeat detection machine and with the assistance of an official of Frontexwho is a dog handler, in the presence of customs officers, it was revealed that the perpetrator had hidden five illegal immigrants in the trailer, with the intention of transporting them inside the country.

In the second case, in the afternoon in a settlement of Evros, police officers arrested the second trafficker, because they spotted him driving a car and illegally transporting four illegal immigrants into the country.

A mobile phone and a sum of money were confiscated from the above vehicles. Those arrested will be taken to the competent prosecutors, while the preliminary investigation for the two cases is being carried out by the Alexandroupolis Security sub-directorate and the department Soufli Border Guard.