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


2014-02-20

 

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.