The citizens of Sri Lanka were detained at a border checkpoint in the Bilasuvar district while trying to cross into Iran.
It was established that the detainees officially arrived in Azerbaijan on a Sharjah-Baku flight. During the interrogation, they said that they wanted to cross the state border of Azerbaijan to Iran and from there to Turkey.
A criminal case was launched against the border violators, and a measure of restraint in the form of arrest was taken against them. Operational and investigative activities regarding the criminal case continue.
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