Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint found the half a kilo of mercury in ladies handbag


2017-10-24

On 21.10.2017 customs officers and border police officers at Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint seized half a kilo of mercury. Customs officers found of mercury in the bag of a 44-year-old woman, traveling in a car, with a Bulgarian registration. The driver and the five passengers did not declare any goods precious metals and currency. Customs officers selected the car for thorough check. During the inspection customs officers found cardboard capsule containing a glass bottle with an opaque silver liquid corresponding to the appearance of mercury. The bottle has a label with the inscription Mercury /Civa % 99.99, with weigh 0.500 g.
The substance are seized for laboratory examination. A pre -court proceeding was initiated on the case.