Customs officials at Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized tens of thousands of pseudoephedrine tablets


2014-12-03

 

Customs officials at Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized 36 260 tablets containing the pseudoephedrine. The consignment was found in the luggage compartment of a bus with Turkish registration, traveling on a regular line Istanbul - Bucharest. Customs officers selected bus to check by method of „risk analysis". In a detailed check were found in the luggage 2 590 blister with total 36 260 tablets „CIRRUS". The drug is intended for the treatment of sinusitis, but are illegally traffic and distribution to Member  States of the European Union because of the high content of pseudoephedrine  - a precursor for the production of methamphetamine.

The bus driver, Turkish citizen, was arrested. In this case pre-trial proceedings.