Cocaine worth nearly BGN 0,5 million seized on Bulgarian-Turkish border


2011-01-04
The customs officers at Malko Tarnovo checkpoint on the Bulgarian-Turkish border have found 1,737 kg of cocaine in the patrol tank of a car with a Bulgarian license plate, Customs Agency announced.
The vehicle was traveling from Turkey to Bulgaria during the night. The drug was hidden in one plastic and two glass bottles in the petrol tank. The cocaine is estimated at approximately BGN 470,000.
A statement of violation was drawn to the 44-year-old car driver. The case is referred to the competent authorities.