SBU stops smuggling of drugs from EU
The SBU officers in Rivne region blocked smuggling of precursors from one of the European countries.
Pre-trial proceeding established that two residents of Volyn and Rivne regions have been buying medical products containing pseudoephedrine, precursor for psychotropic drugs.
The law enforcers detained the criminal from Volyn at “Krakovets” customs post of the Lviv Customs. The law enforcers found almost 3,500 pills with pseudoephedrine in the luggage space of the criminal’s vehicle. To date, the confiscated drugs have been sent for examination.
The law enforcers in Lviv detained the other criminal under the Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine.
In the framework of initiated criminal proceeding stipulated by Part 2 Art. 305 and Part 2 Art. 311 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, both criminals were served a notice of a suspicion. The carrier received custody as a measure of restraint.
In order to identify other episodes of illegal activity the investigative actions are ongoing.
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