Five arrested in action against migrant trafficking in Germany
Germanskata police proved mashtabna aktsiya sreshtu grupa zapodozreni trafikanti na khora rano tazi sutrin, sŭobshtava Asoshieĭted pres. About 400 employees of the federal police and special units GSG 9, pretŭrsikha pouches to 20 apartments and offices, mainly in Berlin, but also in the eastern province of Saxony-Anhalt. Arestuvani sa petima dushi – chetirima v Berlin i edin v grad Khale. Tvŭrdi se, che prestŭpnata grupa e devela v Germany naĭ-malko 90 dushi, predimno ot Turkey i Irak, kato vseki e platil po nyakolko khilyadi evro. Te sa bili otkarani sŭs samolet ot Istanbul do bosnenskata stolitsa Saraevo. Ottam te prodŭlzhili pŭtuvaneto si do Germania s kola po t. nar. Balkan route. Chast ot migrantite sa bili otkriti v apartamentite, pretŭrseni ot políciata. Zadŭrzhanite sa turski i germanski grazhdani.
Around 400 officers from the federal police and the GSG 9 special units searched more than 20 apartments and offices, mainly in Berlin but also in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt.
Five people were arrested – four in Berlin and one in the city of Halle.
The criminal group is said to have brought at least 90 people, mostly from Turkey and Iraq, to Germany, each paying several thousand euros.
They were flown from Istanbul to the Bosnian capital Sarajevo. From there they continued their journey to Germany by car on the so-called Balkan route. Some of the migrants were found in the apartments searched by the police.
The detainees are Turkish and German citizens.