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SEF detains foreign national wanted for attempted murder and theft

The Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) has detained, yesterday, at Lisboa Airport, a foreign national upon who an arrest warrant, for extradition purposes, for murder and theft, has been issued by the Swiss authorities.

The citizen has arrived to Lisboa on a flight from São Paulo, Brazil, and has been intercepted at the documentary control.

Upon several procedural steps carried out by SEF, he has been led and brought before the Judicial Court of the judicial district of Lisboa for confirmation of the arrest. He will be later on brought before the Court of Appeal, according to as establishment by the judicial authority of the Court of Appeal.

Yesterday at Lisboa Airport as well, another foreign national has been detained for using a fraudulent Austrian passport, when trying to board Southampton, United Kingdom.

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