Ongoing immigrant flows – Boat with 18 illegal immigrants in Cape Greco – Alleged trafficker arrested
Defence Redefined
Published on 20/12/2022 at 19:15

Shortly after noon on December 17, Akatos Police detected a small speedboat carrying 18 illegal immigrants (10 men, 3 women and 5 children) at a distance of 8 nautical miles southeast of Cape Greco.

The irregular immigrants were safely transported to the Marina of Ayia Napa and then taken to the Pourana Emergency Reception Center.

According to the investigations carried out, there are allegations against a 46-year-old man (driver of the boat), who was arrested by way of a court warrant, to facilitate investigations. The investigation carried out by the Famagusta CID is still underway.

*File photo

Source: Cyprus Police

Also read: Frontex | A 213% dramatic increase in immigration flows in Cyprus




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