Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras


SEF detains foreign national for assisting unlawful immigration and forgery of administrative documents

​Under an investigation to the commitment of crimes for assisting unlawful immigration, forgery and counterfeiting of documents, the Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) has triggered, yesterday, the operation “Mr. H", under the coordination of the Public Prosecution within the Judicial Court of Sintra, on which an arrest and a house search warrant have been executed.

The police operation has been carried out at Sintra area and ended up with the detention of a foreign national who, at the time of the detention, identified himself as a national, showing an original passport.

During the house searches, several documentations, supporting and reinforcing the evidences of criminal activity committed by the suspect, has been apprehended.