Customs officers at Kalotina seized heroin for 2 million BGN


Customs officers at Kalotina checkpoint seized over 21.5 kg of heroin during an inspection of a car with Bulgarian registration, traveling from Bulgaria to Western Europe. Customs officers selected the vehicle for a detailed check after the visual inspection of the car. During the thorough check was found a secret compartment in the rear of the car. In the secret panel were found 43 packages full of powder substance. The drug test found that the packages contained heroin. The total amount of detained drug is 21.552 kg. The value of the drug is nearly 2 million BGN at the prices of litigation. A pre-court proceeding was initiated on the case on the docket of Regional Directorate Border Police - Dragoman, under the leadership of the Sofia Regional Prosecutor's Office. The driver of the car was arrested.