A dog from a Czech police patrol bit a girl from Kurdistan who was traveling with her migrant parents on the border with Slovakia. The dog was supposed to track a people smuggler. The family’s translator emphasizes that the migrants did not put up any resistance.
On the border with Slovakia A dog from a Czech police patrol bit a girl from Kurdistan who was traveling with her migrant parents. The incident took place on Friday, as confirmed by the police.
The family’s translator emphasizes that the migrants did not put up any resistance. According to her, when the car was stopped for inspection on the Czech side of the border with Slovakia in Lanżhota, their guide and most likely a people smuggler escaped.
The migrants, the family of a girl from Kurdistan bitten by a police dog, and two other families got out of the car, sat on the ground and waited for instructions from the officers. According to them, a dog without a muzzle suddenly jumped out and bit the girl in the face.
A police dog bit a Kurdish girl
Police officers reported that a police dog that picked up the trail of a smuggler of illegal migrants “unexpectedly reacted to a sudden external stimulus,” police spokesmen explained on social networks.
The case is being investigated by the General Inspectorate of Security Services (GIBS), an independent unit reporting to the Prime Minister that investigates possible violations of the law by policemen, customs officers, prison guards, etc. GBIS representatives will not provide information until the proceedings are closed.
The girl bitten by a police dog was taken to hospital – when she is discharged, she will be deported to Slovakia together with her parents.
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