Customs officers seized heroin for BGN 3 million


2010-04-01
Customs officers of the unit for combat drug trafficking in Vidin seized 24.490 kg of heroin.
Last night custom officer carried out a check of a car in the region of Vidin border checkpoint. During the detailed check of the car with Bulgarian registration, the customs officers found in a special secret compartment in the tank of the car 47 packages, wrapped in brown tape. The packages were filled with beige powder, which reacted in field test to heroin. The total weight of the drug is 24.490 kg, and its value prices for purposes of litigation exceed BNG 3 million.
Driver of the car - 32-year-old Bulgarian citizen with initials S.C, from the town of Kyustendil, and traveling with him 25-year-old woman have been detained.