MOSCOW, August 2 (Itar-Tass) - Investigators will demand arrest of people detained for illegal migration organization in Moscow, press service of the Moscow police said on Friday.
“Investigators of the Moscow police will file an application to the city’s Tverskoy Court about the arrest of the suspects in organization of a criminal community in illegal migration, including natives of Syria, Iraq, Vietnam and Azerbaijan,” the press service said.
Earlier, the police reported that during a special operation on decriminalization of the situation in Moscow they detained about 3,000 illegal migrants.
On Wednesday, the police detained in Moscow’s eastern district 1,200 citizens of Vietnam and revealed 20 illegal enterprises. In the same district, the police detained also 200 citizens of foreign countries, who did not have necessary permits to stay in Russia.
Among the detained were citizens of Egypt, Morocco, Syria, Uzbekistan, and Azerbaijan. Some of them had fake passports, the source said. Some of the detained had traumatic and firearms.
The press service added the special operation involved over 900 police.