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SBU detains drug dealer who is on international “wanted” list

SBU officers arrested a citizen of one of Western Asian countries who is on Interpol’s “wanted” list for smuggling of large-scale drug batches in Cherkasy region.

According to intelligence information, the foreigner was hiding in Ukraine to evade criminal responsibility for his involvement in the transnational group as cocaine dealer.

SBU officers detained the criminal in the centre of Uman city.

Currently, the detainee has been subjected to a temporary arrest (40 days) until law enforcers receive the request for his extradition.

The operation was conducted jointly with Prosecutor’s Office of Cherkasy region.

SBU Press Centre


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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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