Seven arrested in Akouda over illegal migration attempt (Interior Ministry) | Tunisia News Gazette

Seven arrested in Akouda over illegal migration attempt (Interior Ministry)

Seven individuals were arrested on Tuesday overnight in Akouda (Sousse governorate) as they were attempting to illegally cross to the Italian coasts.

Aged between 21 and 27, these individuals had admitted to having planned to illegally immigrate to Italy from the coasts of Sfax on board of a craft, according to an Interior Ministry press release Wednesday.

They had in their possession some cannabis resin and an important amount of money.

After consultation, the Public Prosecutor had ordered to initiate legal proceedings against them, the same source added.

Source: TAP News Agency

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