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SBU detects a large lot of drug from Europe amounting to USD 500000

The SBU under procedural supervision of the Prosecutor’s Office prevented import a large lot of drug from Europe to the territory of our state. The smuggling was planned to transport in transit through Ukraine to the neighboring country.

The SBU operatives detained resident of Chernivtsi region during the customs control of passenger bus in Ukrainian-Hungarian border. The law-enforcers detected and seized three boxes, in which the offender covered up almost 33 kg of hashish under the guise of child hygiene products.

The cost of seized lot of drugs in the “black market” comprises over USD 500000.

The drug courier is notified of suspicion in commitment of crime under p.3 Article 305 of the Criminal code of Ukraine and custody is chosen as the restraint measure for him.

The investigations on identification of persons, engaged in the drug traffic organization are under way. 


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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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