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28th May, 2020

People-smuggler caught in Vas county

The driver of a vehicle in which 13 people were travelling has been arrested and questioned on suspicion of human trafficking, the Vas county police department announced.

Police pulled over the vehicle at dawn on Wednesday on the M86 motorway near Vámoscsalád.

The passengers of the car could not present any form of identification or certify that they are legally staying in Hungary.

Proceedings have been launched against the driver, an Afghan citizen, regarding human trafficking.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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