Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras


SEF complies with search and arrest warrants in Braga

Following an ongoing investigation since 2020 with the purpose to determine facts suggesting the crimes of assisting unlawful immigration, swindle and forgery of administrative documents, the Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) has complied, yesterday, with two search warrants, in Braga.

During searches to a home and a company, documents which might support evidence already existing within the process have been seized.

The main suspect has been brought before the Criminal Court of Guimarães, yesterday, for the first interrogation, and measures of mandatory weekly attendance, prohibition of exiting the national territory, and the handover of the passport to the court thereto, and prohibition of contact with the other suspects have been ordered. At the same time, the payment of the amount of five thousand euros has been established as well, as a security.

The operation has been carried out by eleven SEF inspectors.

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