The first criminal case under the new law opened against the Moldovans, who tried to get to Ukraine, with a ten-year ban.
In the attitude of the Moldovan citizen detained December 11, opened the first criminal case for illegal border crossing. On Friday, 14 December, said the head of the State border service Peter Cigital in Facebook, reports the Internet-the edition with reference to .
“The ice was broken: is the first criminal proceedings on illegal border crossings!… This is the first but not the last criminal proceedings for illegal border crossing. I am sure that after the achievements of investigative and judicial practice, the number of such criminal proceedings will significantly increase,” wrote Cigital.
According to him, the detained December 11, frontier guards Belgorod-Dniester detachment of the southern regional office of the 32-year-old citizen of Moldova tried to get to Ukraine bypassing checkpoints, as earlier, the Ukrainian border guards banned him from entering Ukraine for a period of 10 years.The investigative Department of management of SBU in Odessa region began pre-judicial investigation in criminal proceedings under the article 332-2 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (illegal crossing of the state border of Ukraine), providing punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a term up to three years. The offender is handed over to the SBU for further investigation.