Iranian arrested on Turkish border for smuggling compatriots

A 49-year old Iranian man has been arrested near Greece’s border with Turkey for allegedly smuggling four Iranian nationals into the country.

The 49-year-old, who has not been identified by authorities, was allegedly driving a truck with Iranian license plates when he was stopped by police on Egnatia Odos highway on Friday.

During an inspection, police allegedly found the four undocumented immigrants hiding under the vehicle.

The suspect will face a prosecutor.