Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English
“As a result of operational and search activities, officers of the Drug Control Division of the MIA of Russia Inter-District Administration Mytischinskoye detained a 33-year-old native of one of the Central Asian states suspected of drug trafficking,” said the official representative of the MIA Irina Volk.
When the offender’s car was searched, policemen in a cache located under the rear fender discovered and seized 6 bundles made of polymer material with a powdery substance. The forensic study conducted found that the seized substance was a narcotic drug – heroin with a total mass of about 5 kilograms.
On this fact, the Investigation Administration instituted criminal proceedings under Article 30 and Article 228.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. With respect to the defendant, the court selected a preventive measure in the form of remand in custody.