BGN 2.2mln heroin seized in Turkish truck at Kapitan Andreevo


Customs officers at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint seized a heroin haul in the driver's cabin of a Turkish truck. The vehicle was driven by a Turkish national, who was transporting goods from Turkey to Germany and France, passing transit through Bulgaria.
The vehicle was selected for an x-ray check at the Bulgarian checkpoint after which authorities found 12 packages full of beige powder substance put under driver's bed. The drug test made on the field responded to heroin.
The total amount of the drug was 17.850 kilos, worth BGN 2,231,250.