Chernihiv region: SBU blocks activities of trans-regional drug dealers group (video)
SBU officers in Chernihiv region blocked the activity of an organized group specializing in manufacturing and selling of drugs and psychotropic substances.
The SBU operatives established that the group members set up a drug lab in a private household, where they manufactured marijuana and amphetamine. Criminals sold the large consignments of ready-to-sell "products" to via extensive dealers network in different regions of our country.
According to prior information, the monthly "profit" of drug dealers amounted to UAH 1,000,000 (USD 37,037).
The SBU officers detained a group member under Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine on trying to sell regular batch of psychotropic substances. During the arrest, the criminal tried armed resistance.
During the investigations at the criminals’ residence places the law enforcers seized the consignment of ready-to-sale drugs, as well as the equipment for its manufacturing.
Seized items and substances are sent for examination.
The investigations are under way within the framework of criminal proceeding initiated under Part 3 Art. 307 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The information about involvement in the unlawful activities of the officials, in particular law enforcers, is being checked.
The operation was conducted under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor's Office.
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