Nearly 3 kg morphine in bolts were seized at Kalotina crossing


2011-05-30

Customs officials at Kalotina border checkpoint seized 2.720 kilograms of morphine hidden in a specially carved for the purpose bolts, the National Customs Agency announced. Late last night Kalotina customs inspectors inspected passengers and luggage on a bus travelling on a regular line of Turkey - Serbia. In the baggage of drivers and operators customs officers found a box with 38 large bolts with diameter 3.4 cm and long 21 cm each. After a careful view of the bolts, it appears that they are specially carved and each one has a bag containing a greyish powder which in field drug test responded to morphine. The total amount of the drug was 2.720 kg.