Elderly Woman Arrested for Smuggling Family in Salmi Border

Salmi Border Incident: Elderly Woman Detained for Smuggling Attempt, Family Members Sent Back

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 28 November 2023
Elderly Woman Arrested for Smuggling Family in Salmi Border

An incident at the Salmi border unfolded when border officers grew suspicious upon encountering an elderly woman maneuvering a four-wheel-drive vehicle. Upon thorough inspection, officers made a discovery—hidden within the vehicle were the woman's son, daughter-in-law, and three grandchildren. Investigations revealed that this family was attempting to migrate from a neighboring country, but their attempt was prevented due to inadequate documentation.

Details of the Incident

The unfolding of events saw the elderly woman detained at the Salmi Police Station, where she awaits legal procedures for her alleged involvement in the smuggling attempt. Meanwhile, the individuals she attempted to transport were instructed to return to the neighboring country via the Al-Raqi border.

Legal Actions and Further Proceedings

The incident has triggered legal action, with the detained woman awaiting referral to the Public Prosecution for her role in the smuggling attempt. At the same time, efforts have been made to ensure the return of the individuals involved to their originating country, as per the legal directives stemming from the incident.

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