Customs officers in Kalotina seized 4 kg of opium


2010-05-13

Kalotina. The customs officers from the Kalotina border checkpoint seized 4.064 kg of opium, during an inspection of a passing buss, travelling from Sofia to Vienna, Focus News Agency reported, quoting the National Customs Agency.
The drugs were hidden in a double bottom of a travelling bag. Four packages included more than 3 kg, and another two packages, stored in a box of juice had another kg. The luggage was owned by a 31-year-old Bulgarian citizen with the initials I.V.
The quantity could be used for the production of heroin at a total value of BGN 70,000, according to experts.