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Police of Bukovyna tracked down an attacker who was hiding from the Italian Justice
26.06.2013 | 11:08

Almost two years a foreign national wanted by Italian law enforcement authorities for committing a series of crimes in Italy. Ukrainian police detained the attacker during the operational and preventive activities aimed to combat ethnic crimes.


These activities were carried out by Regional Police Department in Chernivtsi region in cooperation with regional units of the State Border and Migration Services for the prevention and detection of crimes committed by the ethnic diasporas and foreigners.


In particular the police checked about 2651 of foreign citizens. As a result it was documented 17 offenses which were brought to a common accounting register and regarding 14 facts was started criminal proceedings.

Thus, one citizen of neighboring state was detained for using of forged documents and three other foreigners for crimes related to drug trafficking. Regarding all these facts it was opened criminal proceedings.


Officers of Hertsaiv District Police located and detained a 42-year-old foreigner who was wanted by the Italian police for smuggling and trafficking since June 2011. Currently the detained person is in custody waiting for extradition.


Besides it was found 70 violations of Ukrainian administrative law committed by foreign citizens regarding the rules of temporary stay in the territory of Ukraine. Regarding all these administrative offences the reports where drawn up.



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