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Herzegovina: Two Cameroonians in Custody for Smuggling Migrants
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Posted on June 20, 2020, 1:21 pm
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Two Cameroonians have been caught and kept in detention by the Bosnian Police for alleged smuggling of migrants from Africa to Europe, as reported by Sarajevo Times.

illegal mirants arrested

Following the report, the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH and agencies had discovered and documented the illegal entry of Africans to the EU country with IDs and travel documents of France and Italy belonging to some third persons.

Migration control service

Owing to this discovery, the Special Department for Organized Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH is said to have filed an indictment against Jackson Ndip, born in 1968 in Cameroon but residing in France and Agbor Donatus Eta, born in 1979 in Cameroon.

Cameroonian intercepted in Herzegovina

The two have been charged with recruiting Cameroonian citizens in 2019 and 2020 alongside other migrants whose visas they obtained in Egypt under the guise of religious tourism.

According to the police findings, the two make these migrants believed that they can take them to EU Countries for an amount of 4500 and 7500 Euros. The travel documents issued the migrants are said to bear names of other persons.

migrants on sea

They have been accused of; Organizing a group or association for the commission of the crime offence of smuggling of migrants under Article 189 of the Criminal Code of BiH.

The organized crime line had been under police tracking since January 2020.

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