Since the beginning of this year 71 crimes related to human trafficking were fixed, which is 13 less than in the same period of 2015.
According to prosecutors, 33 of 71 cases were directly related to human trafficking, 3 crimes were related to children trafficking. It was also reported about 4 attempts of illegal trafficking of minors out of the country, 26 cases of pimping and 3 cases of organization schemes for illegal migration.
During the first three months of this year were pronounced 31 sentences. 52 people were accused of human trafficking. 44 of them were convicted and 6 acquitted. The criminal cases against two suspects were stopped because of the limitation period of their crimes.
Among the accused persons 20 were sentenced to imprisonment, 20 persons received suspended prison sentences for crimes related to pimping and illegal migration, 4 persons were sentenced to a fine.