The border guards discovered automobile parts, hidden in the fuel tank, at the security control point “Chaplynka”. This has been reported by the website of Kherson regional state administration.
«Yes, this night, a Ukrainian citizen in a Volkswagen drove to the control checkpoint of entrance-departure “Chaplynka”. The man was going from Zaporizhzhia to Yevpatoria. In the course of the inspection of the vehicle, the border guards together with the customs officers, with the help of special technical means, discovered 423 new automobile parts in the fuel tank of the automobile. Herein, the tank was used by the citizen only as a hiding place, the gas-fired plant was installed in the car to make the engine work», – stated in the message.
Officers of the State Fiscal Service drew up a record against the violators. The sum of the assessment is being calculated now.
Important to note , the border guards in Odesa region detained a vessel which was used for the illegal transportation of people to the annexed Crimea.