Inspectors from Ruse Customs House detained about 20 kg of marijuana


2017-06-27

Inspectors from the department "Fight against drugs" Ruse Customs House seized nearly 20 kilograms of marijuana in the car of an Albanian citizen traveling through Bulgaria to Western Europe. The Renault vehicle was stopped for inspection when it attempted to leave the country via Danube Bridge 1 border checkpoint on June 23, around 1:00 in the morning. From an artificially made secret place on the floor of the car, the inspectors took out a total of 22 packages wrapped in foil. The total weight of the drug is 19.5 kg. The drug, the driver and the vehicle are being held.

The punishment provided by the law is between 15 and 20 years of imprisonment, and a fine of BGN 200,000 to BGN 300,000.