On March 21, a British court sentenced Stefan Dragos Damian, a 28-year-old Romanian citizen, to three years and 10 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to aiding illegal immigration.
“Another human smuggler has been jailed for his role in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals in the back of a lorry,” said Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), which handles prosecutions in England and Wales. – said after sentencing.
CPS said Damian’s name was brought to trial as a result of an interdisciplinary investigation that involved the National Crime Service, Essex police, the UK Home Office and law enforcement forces in the UK. around Europe.
Italian police arrested Damian in May 2021 in Milan after months of evading a wanted warrant. He was extradited to the UK last September.
British authorities identified Damian as a key member of the above trafficking ring and he fled the UK shortly after the 39 deaths in the truck were discovered.
Chief investigator Louise Metcalfe hopes the verdict will serve as a wake-up call for those who intend to profit from immigrants.
This case has exposed the shocking truth about the distance illegal immigrants have to go to get to the UK, as well as how gangs profit from the victims’ hopes of changing their lives.
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