Heroin worth over BGN 5mln seized at Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint


2010-06-04

Customs officer at Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint have seized 41,420 kg of heroin amounted at about BGN 5,3million, press centre of the National Customs Agency (NCA) announced.
Last night during a check of a car, customs officials found in the backrest of the car 42 packages wrapped in scotch tape and containing beige powdered substance. In a field test the substance reacted to heroin. Each of the packages weighted about one kilogram. The total amount of the seized drug is over BGN 5,3 million.
Two Turkish citizens at the age of 50 and 48 years of age were travelling in the Fiat car. They told customs officers that are travelling from Turkey to Romania, via Bulgaria. The two men have been arrested.