During the night of November 24th while performing the tasks of protecting the state border in Nova vas pri Mokricah, police officers from the Brežice Police Station stopped a VW Golf car with Slovenian registration plates.
During the proceedings, it was established that the 69-year-old driver was transporting five Afghan citizens who had previously crossed the state border illegally. The 69-year-old smuggler was taken into custody, where he was detained, and his car was confiscated. He will be brought before an investigating judge with a criminal complaint for a criminal offense of prohibited crossing the border or territory of the country. Police proceedings with Afghan citizens are still ongoing.
Source: Novo mesto Police Department