Thief in law Sumbat Tbilissky detained when crossing border between Ukraine and Russia

Thief in law Sumbat Tbilissky detained when crossing border between Ukraine and Russia
Detention of Sumbat Tbilissky Photo: State Border Service of Ukraine

52-year-old Sumbat Abasov is one more thief in law detained in a joint operation of the National Police of Ukraine, the Customs Service, and the Border Guard named ‘Migrant’.

During the night of March 11, officers of the Ukrainian Border Guard Service of Kazachya Lopan’ department in the Kharkov region and the criminal investigation operatives of the National Police detained Georgian thief in law Sumbat Tbilissky. This is reported by the State Border Service of Ukraine via its official website.

52-year-old Georgian citizen Sumbat Amayakovich Abasov was detained when trying to illegally enter the territory of the Russian Federation outside the checkpoint 50 meters away from the state border. According to the Ukrainian border guards, the thief had no documents in his possession.

It is reported that the Ukrainian law enforcement agencies were looking for a representative of the criminal elite for possible involvement in illegal activities in Ukraine. The thief in law was detained thanks to the operational information received by law enforcement officers. After drawing up the protocol, the border guards transferred the detainee to representatives of the National Police of Ukraine.

To recall, in early February 2018, the National Police announced the launch of the preventive operation named ‘Migrant’ together with the border and migration service. Its goal was to identify and expel foreign crime lords influencing the criminal situation in Ukraine, especially thieves in law.

The operation of the Ukrainian law enforcers has already yielded results. February 5, it became known about the detention of 25-year-old Georgian thief in law Georgy Kiladze (Giga Ozurgetsky) in Kiev; February 14, crime lord Papuna Ugrekhelidze was deported to Georgia; in addition, officers of the National Police of Ukraine detained and expelled thief in law Polikarp Dzhanelidze (Poli) in the first days of March.

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