Kelibia: Five people arrested for attempting to cross maritime border illegally (Ministry of Interior)
18/07/2019 22:00, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - Five people who were planning to cross maritime borders illegally were arrested, the Interior Ministry announced Thursday in a statement.

"A patrol of the naval area of the National Guard of the Nabeul Navy seized on Wednesday a private vehicle in the Kerkouane region (kélibia delegation) on board of which five individuals from Kairouan and Medenine who admitted having the intention to cross the maritime border illegally," the ministry said.

A sum of 25,000 dinars and another 410 euros were seized from the vehicle, according to the same source.

The prosecutor's office ordered Kelibia's maritime guard to take the five people into custody and bring them to justice for "participating in an agreement to illegally cross the maritime border".

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