Ukrainian border guards in Odesa region have detained a Moldovan citizen, who had since January 2017 been put sought by French law enforcers on human trafficking charges.

"A citizen of Moldova, born in 1987, arrived at the Starokozache border checkpoint in Odesa region to cross into Ukraine," the press service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported, adding that the Interpol database checkup led to the man being taken into custody.

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Border guards have informed the Interpol National Central Bureau for Ukraine.

The detainee was handed over to representatives of the National Police of Ukraine.