Two suspects arrested at Ben-Gurion Airport for human trafficking

November 10, 2017 10:43

A government official and an airport ground attendant were arrested for smuggling Georgian nationals into at Ben-Gurion Airport while disguised as Israeli Border Police on Thursday, according to Israel Police.

The two suspects, aged 45 and 28, were granted special access via their uniform, but were caught and detained by undercover police present at the scene.

The two are being charged with bribery, fraud and attempt to violate Israeli border control. A hearing will take place at the Rishon Litzion Magistrate Court.

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