20 year old jailed for smuggling irregular migrants across Green Line

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A 20 year old man who was born in Turkish occupied north Cyprus to Turkish settlers has been sentenced to eight months in jail after he was found guilty of  assisting irregular migrants enter Republic of Cyprus-controlled areas from the occupied north.

He was arrested in April, after 46 migrants were found walking on the Akaki-Avlona road. Later, he confessed that he was a member of a gang which illegally assisted Syrian migrants to enter Cyprus through the buffer zone from Mersin, Turkey in order to make profit.

The 20 year old admitted that he received payment to help...


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20 year old jailed for smuggling irregular migrants across Green Line


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