Today, January 27, 2016 at the Headquarters of the Border Police Department took place the official ceremony of transmission of nine vehicles with integrated thermal imagers based on VW T5. The endowment of the Border Police with such equipment came in the context of facilitating the procedures of supervision of the Moldovan-Ukrainian border, considerable improvements in mobility and response capacity in the event of threats to border security.
Seven villagers of Manta, five carts and two motor blocks loaded with wood were detected on the segment within the responsibility of Border Police Sector Cahul. Moreover, while documenting persons, located in the border zone without previous notification and who conducted illegal deforestation of woodlands, it was necessary an intervention of representatives from the Police Inspectorate Cahul and State Environmental Inspectorate to resolve an unpleasant situation arisen between border policemen and villagers of Manta, gathered on site.
Border policemen in cooperation with counterparts in Ukraine countered cases of contraband tobacco. On both sides of the river were found 70 bags, which contained about 2100 kg of tobacco-like substance, currently joint team investigating the case to identify the persons and taking legal measures to be taken.