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People-smuggling gang jailed over Hungary migrant lorry deaths

Four key suspects sentenced to 25 years each over deaths of 71 people in back of lorryFour members of a people-smuggling gang have each been jailed for 25 years in Hungary for letting 71 people suffocate inside a lorry that was then dumped at the side of an Austrian motorway. The four men – one Afghan and three Bulgarians – were found guilty of “aggravated murder with particular cruelty” after a year-long trial in the town of Kecskemét, which took over the proceedings from Vienna after it emerged that the...

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Published By: theguardian.com - 4 days ago