International route for cocaine trafficking was smashed by the customs officers of Sofia Airport Customs House


2016-03-24

 

Customs officers of "Combating Drug trafficking" department to Sofia Airport Customs House under the guidance of Sofia City Prosecutor`s Office smashed an international route for cocaine trafficking. An express courier shipment (cocaine, concealed in a portable audio speaker, set to be exported to Israel) was first detected and seized. Later, during the operative investigation actions, the customs officers have detained two Bulgarian citizens and subsequently have seized another cocaine courier shipment. Also, two Russian citizens were arrested and put under infinite detention. In relation to the same investigation two hotels in Sofia were inspected where proofs of criminal activity were found.

A Pre-trial procedure was initiated.