Am/stu: Two-year prison sentence to a 56-year-old for migrant trafficking

A 56-year-old man was sentenced to two years in prison for migrant trafficking

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The District Court of Famagusta yesterday imposed a prison sentence on a 56-year-old man, who was found guilty after a trial of a case related to crimes committed during the arrival of a number of illegal immigrants in the Famagusta area last September.

Specifically, the District Court imposed a 24-month prison sentence on the 56-year-old, for the following offences: prohibited immigrant, illegal entry into the Republic, intentional assistance to third-country nationals to enter the Republic illegally.

The said case concerned the arrival by boat in the area of ​​free Famagusta, in the afternoon of September 20, 2023, of 13 illegal immigrants, while according to the testimonies secured, the 56-year-old was the boat's navigator.

The case was investigated by the Famagusta Police Department.