Police officers detained 85 illegal warehouse workers of Rohlik.cz online grocery shop during the raid. Almost all of the detainees are Ukrainian nationals, according to Radio Liberty.
The Prague Police Department for Foreigners decided to deport 74 people, while 11 people are undergoing administrative procedures.
According to Tomas Hulan, spokesperson for the Prague Police, this is the most massive detention of illegal workers connected with a single company.
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