Heroin found in the gas tank by customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo


Customs officers found 33.040 kg of heroin at Kapitan Andreevo. The value of the seized shipment exceeds 4 million BGN at prices for the purpose of Judicial Procedure. The attempt to smuggle narcotic substance was truncated on entering the country from Turkey a car with German registration. After inspecting a vehicle with an X-ray system, customs inspectors found that there was specially built secret compartment in the gas tank of the car. 65 packages wrapped in a brown tape were taken from the concielement. The substance in the packages reacted to heroin.

The car was confiscated and the driver, a German citizen, was arrested.

A preliminary proceedings on the case ware initiated.