40 trespassers detained in Azerbaijan in October

40 trespassers detained in Azerbaijan in October
# 07 November 2008 14:14 (UTC +04:00)
Baku – APA. 40 trespassers were detained in 17 cases in Azerbaijan in October. Press service of State Border Service told APA that the trespassers are citizens of Iran (18), Georgia (8), Azerbaijan (7), Afghanistan (3), Turkey (2), Russia (1) and Pakistan (1).
116 people - citizens of Iran (40), Azerbaijan (15), Pakistan (10), Russia (7), Turkey (6), India (5), Georgia (3), China (3), Trinidad and Tobago (3), US (2), Bangladesh (2), Northern Cyprus (2), Lebanon (2), Taiwan (2), Turkmenistan (2), citizens of Austria, Germany, Czechia, Estonia, Palestine, Indonesia, Israel, Cuba, Latvia, Egypt, Nigeria and Thailand (one from each state) were detained in 71 cases for not having visa.
29 people - citizens of Iran (8), US (5), Turkey (4), Great Britain, Egypt, Pakistan (two from each state), Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Italy, Macedonia, Norway and Yugoslavia (one from each state) were detained in 29 cases, as the term of their visa expired.
42 people - citizens of Azerbaijan (13), Russia (13) Ukraine (6), Iran (5), citizens of and Belarus, Georgia, Italy, Malaysia (one from each state) and one stateless person were detained in 31 cases for not having relevant documents.
93 wanted people were detained and handed over to the law-enforcement bodies. 73.461.2 kg narcotics were confiscated in 8 cases.
Smuggled goods worth AZN 294.215, including 1 binocular, 1 night observation device, 3kg gunpowder, 2199 medications, 2640 boxes of cigarettes, 46 TV sets, a great deal of alcoholic drinks, food and industrial products were detained in 40 cases.
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