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Lisboa Airport: SEF detains two foreign nationals for evidences of assisting unlawful immigration and document fraud

​The Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) has detained, Tuesday, at the Airport of Lisboa, one foreign national for strong evidences of assisting unlawful immigration and document fraud, when attempting to introduce in the United Kingdom, via Lisboa, one Albanese national, detained for using a false European travel document as well.

The two citizens have been detained close by the border control of international departures, when prepared to board a flight to Bristol, in the United Kingdom. The situation has been monitored by elements of the Borders Directorate of Lisboa, according to the risk assessment made on a regular basis by SEF teams of experts, based on the exchange of information with the foreign alike authorities, as well as a joint investigation under the close international cooperation.

The detainees have been brought before the competent judicial authority, and the statement of identity and residence applied as a cautionary measure.

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