The Bucharest police has arrested at the moment the Romanian sentenced to 27 years in jail in Nice Britain, within the case of the dying of 39 Vietnamese immigrants discovered suffocated in a truck in 2019.
The man was heard by a prosecutor from the Prosecutor’s Workplace connected to the Bucharest Court docket of Enchantment and was detained for twenty-four hours, to be offered on the Bucharest Court docket of Enchantment, with a proposal for provisional arrest, with a view to extradition to Nice Britain.
Gheorghe Nica, with twin Romanian and British citizenship, was discovered responsible of the deaths of 39 males, ladies and youngsters of Vietnamese origin, whose our bodies have been found in a container in October 2019.
Nica, who coordinated the operation, admitted earlier than the court docket that he took half within the unlawful transports within the first two runs, on October 11 and 18, 2019, however insists that within the third one, which resulted within the dying of the Vietnamese, he didn’t was concerned and didn’t know that there have been individuals within the container, however thought it was a cargo of cigarettes.
In October 2019, 39 individuals have been discovered lifeless in an industrial park close to London. The victims of the “horror truck” have been 28 males, eight ladies and three kids, Vietnamese nationals, aged between 15 and 44. Earlier than they died, they tried to name the Vietnamese emergency service for assist.
In accordance with the investigators, the temperature contained in the container exceeded 38.5 levels Celsius, which led to the dying of all of the individuals within the truck by asphyxiation and hyperthermia or overheating.