Turkish driver arrested: migrants on the German border in a refrigerated truck discovered

In a fully loaded Refrigerated lorries have been discovered during an inspection on the highway 17 on the Czech-Saxon border, 31 migrants. It was only to men be

Turkish driver arrested: migrants on the German border in a refrigerated truck discovered

In a fully loaded Refrigerated lorries have been discovered during an inspection on the highway 17 on the Czech-Saxon border, 31 migrants. It was only to men between the ages of 18 and 47 years, coming after the first findings from Turkey, Syria, Iran and Iraq, said a spokesman for the Federal police on Wednesday. The 57-year-old driver from Turkey was taken after the inspection on Tuesday evening and will be brought before a judge.

The space in the cargo area was, according to the Federal police very closely. "The truck was completely made with melon crates full. The men could only lie on the crates and had the ceiling is only about a metre of space,“ explained Martin Ebermann of the Federal police inspection Berggießhübel. The men are doing well under the circumstances, have resulted in a first medical examination. They are for the surveys in the premises of the Federal police.

As long as the men in the truck were corralled, where they were entered and what was the exact goal, is now the subject of the investigation. "Due to the current hygiene regulations and clearance rules due to the Corona pandemic, currently takes much longer," said Ebermann.

Updated Date: 15 July 2020, 10:19

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