Bulgarian border and customs officers seized more than 32 kilos cannabis at the Kulata border checkpoint


2014-01-28

 

Bulgarian border and customs officers seized more than 32 kilos cannabis at the Kulata border checkpoint in a check on a passenger's car. The vehicle was driven by a Greek national aged 53. In the car was traveling Lithuanian woman (aged 39). A unit against smuggling, violations and crimes connected with VAT selected the car for X-ray check. The examination was followed by a overall customs check in which the officers found 59 packages full of powder substance. The packages were wrapped and were put in hidden compartments in the trunk of the car. The drug test made on the field responded to cannabis. The total amount of the drug haul is 32,767 kilos

The two passengers were arrested. A pre-court proceeding was initiated on the case. An investigation is underway.