Officers of Airport Sofia Customs House detained more than 3 kg of cocaine


2017-09-04

A woman arriving from Sao Paulo, Brazil, was detained at Airport Sofia Customs House on 30.08.2017.
A. B.  has tried to transport 3,120 kg of cocaine across the border of the Republic of Bulgaria. The narcotic substance was distributed in separate packages in the luggage of the passenger. Pre-trial proceedings for the smuggling of narcotic substances have been initiated against the drug trafficker.

At the request of the Sofia City Prosecutor's Office, the Sofia City Court imposed on the accused worst detention "in custody". Penal Code provides punishment from 10 to 15 years in prison and a fine of 100 000 to 200 000 BGN for drug smuggling. The investigation of the case continues.