Bulgarian police and customs officers seize 12,540 kg. heroin at Lesovo checkpoint



Bulgarian police and customs officers at Lesovo checkpoint seized 21 packages with 12,540 kg heroin. The drug was found during a customs check on a car with Bulgarian registration, travelling from Turkey to Bulgaria. The car was selected for a thorough customs check in cooperation between border police and customs officers. The drug was hidden in the driver's seat.

The driver was arrested. A pre-court proceeding was initiated on the case. Work on the case continues.