Lviv region: SBU blocks precursors smuggling to Ukraine
Officers of the Security Service of Ukraine, in the framework of countering smuggling, exposed and blocked illegal transferring of foreign medicament, containing precursors into the territory of our state.
SBU officers found that the gang consisted of local residents. They were transferring from neighbouring countries almost 2,000 pills of precursors per month. Smuggled “goods" criminals sold in various regions of Ukraine.
Law enforcers detained person involved under Art. 208 of the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine at Shehyni checkpoint on his attempt to import a regular batch of precursors.
During the authorized investigative actions in the criminals’ residences the law enforcers seized almost 2,000 pills of foreign origin, accounting fraud and other material evidence, proving illegal activity.
The detainee was served notices of suspicion in committing the crime, receiving custody as a measure of restraint. Within the framework of criminal proceedings initiated under Art. 305 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, investigative actions are ongoing to bring to justice other group members.
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