78 migrants were discovered in the settlement of Tri Cesmi on the road Shtip – Kocani. SIA-Stip spokesperson Gordana Panajotova said in a press release and informed that the migrants were discovered early this morning at around 4 am when police officers from the East and SIA Regional Center Stip stopped a motor vehicle with Skopje license plates.
The driver was a 46-year-old man and his co-driver was a 32-year-old fellow from Veles who had not previously stopped at a police sign.
78 migrants found in the vehicle after the search. The driver and co-driver were arrested, and the migrants are being interrogated by the police to determine their countries of origin.