Bulgarian customs seize 11kg of heroin


2012-11-16
Bulgarian customs officers at Lesovo checkpoint seized nearly 11 kilos of heroin. The drug haul was found during a customs check on a car with Bulgarian registration, travelling from Turkey to Bulgaria. It was driven by a 19-year-old Bulgarian citizen.
Customs officers selected the vehicle for a thorough check and found some 21 packages full of powder substance, put in hidden compartments in different places inside the vehicle. The drug test made on the field reacted to high-quality heroin.
The vehicle and the passengers were detained. A pre-court proceeding was initiated on the case.