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Authorities in Tripoli thwart attempt to smuggle migrants across Mediterranean

Authorities in Tripoli thwart attempt to smuggle migrants across Mediterranean

Interior Ministry of of the Libyan outgoing government said it thwarted an attempt to smuggle a group of migrants across the Mediterranean sea from Sabratha west of Tripoli.

The Ministry stated that the Investigation and Arrest Patrols of Police Stations and the Criminal Investigation Department of Sabratha Security Directorate arrested the migrants on the seashore west of the city.

It added that it referred the migrants to the Directorate’s office, to initiate an investigation to prosecute the perpetrators of this incident and to collect information to identify and arrest them.