Famagusta District: Two and a half years in a cell for 24-year-old for migrant trafficking

Illegally trafficked immigrants - Two and a half years in prison

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A 24-year-old man was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison, following a trial of a case of helping a third-country national to stay in the Republic. The case was investigated by the TAE of Famagusta.

The 24-year-old was arrested by members of the Police, based on a court warrant, for the crime of assisting, after the arrival by sea boat, of 14 migrants, in the province of Famagusta, on October 12, 2023.

At the end of the police examinations, the Police immediately registered the case for adjudication by the Permanent Criminal Court of Larnaca. After the Permanent Criminal Court, evaluating the witness material presented before it by the Prosecuting Authority, found the 24-year-old guilty, yesterday morning imposed on him a prison sentence of two and a half years.