789 border violators detained in Azerbaijan over last year

789 border violators detained in Azerbaijan over last year
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  • calendar-gray 09 April 2020

As a result of the measures aimed at prevention of violation of the state border and smuggling activity, 789 border violators were detained in 630 cases during 2019, APA reports citing the summary report about activity of the Cabinet of Ministers during 2019.

Based on the document, 18.3 percent (144 people) of the detained border violators were women. 14.2 thousand people were detained in 12.3 thousand cases of violation of border regime rules, and relevant measures were taken in regard to them.

As a result of the measures of fight against smuggling, the value of the items being the subject of smuggling, money, securities and jewelry articles, cattle, narcotic substances, other items circulation of which prohibited confiscated in 1,089 violation cases was approximately evaluated at the level of AZN 97.8 mln.

Ramiz Mikayıloğlu

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