Today, Thursday, November 18, 2021, the Cairo Criminal Court, held in the Fifth Settlement Courts complex, sentenced two brothers to three years in prison and a fine of 200,000 pounds, for accusing them of smuggling migrants with forged passports.
The facts of the case go back where the defendants, “Tariq A.,” 50 years old, a driver, and his brother “Mohammed”, with another unknown in the Nozha Police district in Cairo governorate, organized, managed a group organized for the purposes of smuggling migrants, consisting of several people. The organization works according to a specific coordination. The first accused recruit immigrants and make the agreement, while the role of the second and the anonymous one is limited to fabricating and forging documents necessary for smuggling in order to obtain material benefits estimated at 400,000 pounds.
The investigations proved that the two accused and the other unknown had attempted to arrange the illegal transfer of the migrants “Rasha.A,” “Malik.A.”, “Youssef A.” and “Sama A.” to the State of Italy, but the migrants were arrested while completing the travel procedures