Customs officers at Kalotina BCP seized 3720 kg precursor for heroin producing


2017-04-06

 

Customs officers at Kalotina BCP seized 3720 kg of acetic anhydride during the inspection of three trucks, carrying apples from Serbia to Iraq. The three trucks selected for X-ray check and then was did a physical check. During the inspection customs officers found hidden in part of the crates with apples, tubes containing of acetic anhydride - a substance constituting a precursor for the producing of heroin. The total weight is 3720 kg, divided in 178 tubes. A pre-court proceeding was initiated on the case. From the detained acetic anhydride can be manufactured a more than 1.5 tons of heroin with a value at prices of Litigation System over BGN 135 million.