The customs officials at Kapitan Andreevo BCP found 60 kg of heroin



A heroin contraband investigation was conducted at the Bulgaria-Turkey border, under the management of the District Prosecutor`s Office - Haskovo.

On June 12th 2015, during a customs inspection of a passenger bus, 5 backpacks, containing 146 packages of powdery substance, were discovered by the customs officials at BCP Kapitan Andreevo. It was later proved that the substance inside the packages was heroin. The quantity of the discovered drug was exactly 59,636 kg. The heroin haul worth BGN 5 367 240 was conveyed by Yordanka Hristovska. The lady was arrested for a period of 72 hours.

During of the investigation process, two more persons, related to the same crime, were arrested. The investigative measures are now being carried out.