Police officers detained four people smuggling migrants who had illegally entered Poland, informs the police of Podlasie. They are citizens of Ukraine and Tajikistan who wanted to transport a total of 39 foreigners.
The first detention took place after midnight on Monday. In Narew policemen from Olsztyn detained Ford passenger driver – this citizen of Ukraine. This man was in the car four Syrians.
Another detention took place in Storks – there, too, the policemen prevented an attempt to transport them through Poland four Syrians, by Ukrainian driver.
In turn, in the morning they were arrested in Tonkielach citizen of Tajikistanwho was carrying three people from Turkey.
A large attempt to transport migrants was also foiled in Bielsk Podlaski – there, in the car of a Ukrainian citizen, it was 28 Iraqis.
So far, the police of Podlasie have detained over 300 carriers. Everyone will be responsible for aiding in illegal border crossing.
From the beginning of the year, the Border Guard noted over 35 thousand attempts to illegally cross the Polish-Belarusian border, of which over 6 thousand in November, close 17.3 thousand in October, almost 7.7 thousand in September and over 3.5 thousand. in August.
From September 2, due to the migratory pressure in the border zone with Belarus in 183 localities in the voivodeship In Podlasie and Lublin regions, a state of emergency is in force. It was introduced for 30 days under the ordinance of President Andrzej Duda, issued at the request of the Council of Ministers. The Seym agreed to extend the state of emergency for another 60 days.
By the middle of next year, a steel fence will be erected on the border with Belarus, topped with barbed wire and enriched with electronic devices. The 180 km long and 5.5 m high dam will be built in Podlasie. Along the border, motion sensors, day and night cameras will be installed. The Bug is a natural dam in the Lublin region.