Hungarian and Romanian police found twenty-one border violators hiding in a lorry with Romanian licence plates at the motorway border crossing of Csanádpalota, in SE Hungary, on Thursday morning, a spokesperson of the Csongrád-Csanád police said.
A Szeged appeals court upheld the ruling of a local court and handed in a binding ruling a life sentence to a German citizen of Turkish origin who had shot an acquaintance and seriously injured another man three years ago in southern Hungary.
Thirty Hungarian police officers left on Monday for North Macedonia to assist local authorities in border protection duties, the police said.
The trial of the Ukrainian boat captain, charged in connection with the deadly boat collision on the River Danube last May that resulted in the deaths of 27 people, continued with the presentation of evidence and his sworn testimony.
The Budapest chief prosecutor has charged 14 people who, for several months, allegedly smuggled illegal immigrants from Romania to western Europe via Hungary.
The police detained a Hungarian driver on his way to Austria early on Thursday after they found that he was transporting 24 migrants without travelling documents in his truck, local police in western Hungary said.
Police have charged a Hungarian and a Slovak man with murdering two people in Budapest in 2016, police officers of both countries told a press conference.
Financial service providers reported 12,342 suspicious transactions to the authorities last year, daily Magyar Nemzet said.
The death of eleven people can be linked so far to a new illicit designer drug that is believed to have appeared in the Hungarian market in May, a senior official of National Police said.
One passenger died, another 34 got injured, three of them seriously including a five-year-old child in the accident of a Polish bus in southern Hungary on Sunday morning, ambulance and police said.