413 kg of narcotic substances were destroyed by incineration


413 kg of narcotic substances were destroyed today, 04.07.2017, at the incinerator of the Enterprise for Management of Environmental Protection Activities at the Ministry of Environment and Waters. Destroyed drugs are 302kg of marijuana, 59kg of heroin, 30kg of cocaine, 6kg of ecstasy, 2kg of amphetamine and 14kg of others. At prices of the "black market" the destroyed drugs are valued at about 37 million leva.

Drugs are detained by the Customs Agency and the Police Department. They are subject to destruction following court orders or prosecution orders.
For seventeen years the Customs Agency has organized and implemented 57 procedures for the destruction of narcotic substances with a total quantity exceeding 38,3 tons.