Heroin for 3 million BGN found and seized customs officials at Kapitan Andreevo BCP


2014-08-22

Officials from National Customs Agency and State Agency for National Security, under the guidance and supervision of District Prosecutor`s Office - Haskovo have conducted a special operation to baffle an illicit traffic of narcotic from Turkey to Netherlands.

During a meticulous customs inspection at BCP Kapitan Andreevo, in the van with Bulgarian license plate, entering Bulgaria from Turkey, in a stash under the back seat, were found 60 packages, wrapped in a yellow tape. The customs officials have ascertained that the content of the packages is heroin with a total weight of 31,380 kg. The value of this amount of quantity is nearly 3 million BGN.

The driver of the van - a Bulgarian citizen, was detained for 24 hours.                                

In conjunction of the same case, during following actions in Sofia, were detained two foreign citizens. A pretrial procedure was initiated.