Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP prevented atempt to transfer 890 grams of mercury


2015-03-21

 

Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP prevented atempt for smuggle of mercury. The toxic substance was found in the entering the country Turkish van „Volkswagen" with two passengers, man and woman, Bulgarian citizens. Customs officers selected the car for a detailed check. Upon inspection in the luggage compartment of the car was found glass jar with silver liquid responded appearance of mercury with a total weight of  890 grams. The mercury is owned by the woman in the van.

The substance is seized for laboratory examination.

A pre-court proceeding was initiated on the case.