On Saturday morning, March 25, in Transcarpathia, the border guards of the Delovoye branch of the Mukachevo detachment, together with the Romanian border guards, prevented the illegal importation into Ukraine of 28 master boxes of contraband tobacco products.
This was reported by the press service of the State Border Service of Ukraine.
In addition, on the bank of the river Tisza, along which the border with Romania passes, a Ukrainian citizen was detained in a hydro-suit. Later, thanks to the search activities carried out by the border guards, the SBS officers managed to detain another 13 people in wetsuits, which were returning from Romania after an unsuccessful attempt to make money on the smuggling of cigarettes.
"All detained citizens were taken to the border unit, documents for an administrative offense were drawn up for illegal crossing of the state border on offenders, the suit was sent to court." The suits, as a tool of the offense, were confiscated before the court's decision, "the procuracy said.
It should be noted that since the beginning of the year, 25 offenders in wetsuits have been detained, among them one minor