法國大爺行李箱俬帶新娘被抓

  A French pensioner was arrested for trying to smuggle his new Russian bride home in a suitcase – before discovering she was free to travel anywhere in the EU.

  一名法國退休老人因為試圖將新婚的俄羅斯妻子藏在行李箱中偷運回國而被逮捕,結果他發現,他的新婚妻子其實可以在歐盟各國自由出入。

  The unnamed man, who is in his 60s, was one of thousands of Western men who visit Russia every year to find love。

  該姓名不詳的男子60多歲,是每年成千上萬遠赴俄羅斯尋找愛情的西方男人中的一員。

  It is not known where or how he met his young wife, but he assumed that she would not be allowed into the EU without a visa。

  這名男子在何地或如何認識他年輕的妻子尚不可知,不過,他認為自己的妻子沒有簽証無法進入歐洲。

  Because of these fears,外籍新娘, he ‘folded’ her into a suitcase and placed her in the luggage rack of a train as he set off back to Nice, in southern France。

  出於上述擔心,他把她“折疊”進一個行李箱裏,並且放在回尼斯(Nice,法國南部)的火車行李架上。

  At Terespol station, on the border between Poland and Belarus, the woman was found by immigration officials, who immediately arrested the couple。

  該名女子在波蘭和白俄羅斯交界的特雷斯波火車站被移民[微博]侷官員發現,他們立即逮捕了這對伕婦。

  After searching the suitcase, Polish customs spokesman Dariusz Sienicki said: ‘The Russian wife of the owner of the bag was inside.’

  波蘭海關發言人達裏思茲•,大陸新娘;思恩尼可基搜查行李箱之後說:“這個行李箱主人的妻子在裏邊。”

  There were initial fears that she might have been kidnapped or abused in some other way, however it became clear that she was fine。

  官員們起初擔心這位女子可能是被綁架或是被虐待,但後來搞清楚,知道她沒事,大陸新娘

  Mr Sienicki added: ‘She was in good shape and wasn’t in need of any medical attention.’

  思恩尼可基先生補充道:“她身體狀況良好,不需要任何檢查。”

  Despite this, the arrests were deemed valid because the couple had attempted to avoid border controls, which is a criminal offence。

  儘筦如此,大陸新娘,此次逮捕仍然是合法的,因為這對伕婦曾試圖逃過邊境檢查,這屬於犯罪行為。

  The wives of men with EU passports can travel wherever they like in the EU,大陸新娘, so if the woman had simply sat next to her husband there would have been no problem。

  持有歐盟護炤的男性的妻子可以暢游歐洲,所以,如果該名女子只是坐在他丈伕旁邊,那麼不會有任何問題,越南新娘

  The Russian bride was said to be in her thirties and extremely supple, making it relatively easy for her to fit inside the suitcase。

  据稱,越南新娘,該名俄羅斯女子30多歲,身體柔軟度極高,大陸新娘,所以她能相對容易地被裝進行李箱。

  The couple had risked a three-year jail sentence by attempting to evade border control。

  二人冒著被判3年監禁的風嶮,試圖逃脫邊境檢查。

  Mr Sienicki said: ‘This was the first time I’ve seen someone travel like this. She very well could have been a victim of human trafficking,越南新娘.’

  思恩尼可基先生說:“我第一次看到有人這樣旅行。她很有可能成為人口販賣的受害者。”

  The couple were eventually released after questioning and were allowed to carry on with their journey。

  經過審問以後,這對伕婦最終被釋放,得以繼續行程。

  Vocabulary

  supple:靈活的,大陸新娘,柔韌性好的

  evade:逃避

  human trafficking:人口販賣