Customs officer at Kalotina border checkpoint hamper attempt to smuggle 4 kilos of heroin


2009-07-30
Kalotina. Customs officers at Kalotina border checkpoint seized 4 kilos of heroin, worth BGN 350,000, the Customs Agency announced.
The officers selected a Polish national for a check-up following the "risk analysis" method. The man was travelling in a regular bus run from Turkey to Spain with a stop in Bulgaria.
The handbag of the man turned to be with a double bottom and two pages. The officers found three packages of brownish powder substance at the total weight of 3.8 kilos. The drug test made on field proved the packages contain heroin.
A statement was drawn under Article 230 of the Customs Act. The case is referred to the authorities in charge.