The customs officials at Lesovo BCP discovered 16 kg of heroin in the methane gas bottles of a car with Bulgarian License Plates



Customs officials forestalled an attempt to smuggle 16,4 kg of heroin worth BGN 1 500 000 through Lesovo BCP. The heroin was found in a car with Bulgarian License Plates which was driven by a Bulgarian citizen - the 44-year-old Yavor N. The man was trying to smuggle the heroin from Turkey to Bulgaria. During the inspection of which the vehicle was put to, in the methane gas bottles located in the trunk, the customs officials found 32 packages contained suspicious powder substance. The drug test has proved the substance was heroin.

It was ascertained that the driver of the car has had a partner - Kamen K., also a Bulgarian citizen, who had deliberately incited Yavor N. to commit the crime. The two offenders were detained for a period of 72 hours by officials of District Prosecutor`s Office - Yambol.