Status: 26.09.2023, 07:27 a.m.
The police have taken action against smuggling crime. © Friso Gentsch/dpa
More than 350 police officers have carried out a raid on suspicion of gang and commercial smuggling of foreigners. With success?
Frankfurt/Main - In five federal states, the Federal Police searched apartments and residential buildings early Tuesday morning. The background to this is an investigation by the Federal Police at Frankfurt Airport on suspicion of gang and commercial smuggling of foreigners, the Federal Police Directorate at Frankfurt am Main Airport announced.
More than 350 emergency personnel are deployed in seven cities on behalf of the Stade public prosecutor's office: Stade (Lower Saxony), Gladbeck (North Rhine-Westphalia), Fulda, Kassel (both Hesse), Bremen, Balge (Lower Saxony) and Kehlheim (Bavaria). The focus of the mission is in northern Germany.
Five arrest warrants had been executed, three in Stade and two in Gladbeck, said the spokesman for the Federal Police of the German Press Agency. During the searches, many illegal immigrants were found. Dpa