Friday’s checks on the legality of stay of foreigners who provide passenger transport services via a popular mobile application ended with the detention of four men who were issued decisions requiring them to return and banned from re-entering the territory of Poland and other Schengen countries for six months.
This time, officers from the Border Guard in Warsaw, together with the capital’s policemen, directed checks on drivers to the area of the capital’s Central Station and its surroundings. As a result, several dozen people were checked.
“Four foreigners were detained for violating residence regulations in Poland – two citizens of Georgia, an Azeri and a Tajik. They worked as drivers, but stayed in Poland illegally. They did not have an appropriate and valid residence permit. The commandant of the Border Guard Post in Warsaw initiated proceedings against these men. administrative. ended with the issuance of decisions obliging voluntary return within 15 days and stipulated in them a ban on re-entry to Poland and other Schengen countries for a period of six months,” the Nadwiślański Border Guard Branch said in a press release.
Foreigners also received fines of PLN 500 each.
Main photo source: Mateusz Szmelter/tvnwarszawa.pl