ro ru en


Republica Moldova 30 de ani de independență

Law enforcement bodies busted narcotics smuggling group

11:17 | 12.01.2021 Category: Social

Chisinau, 12 January /MOLDPRES/- Customs officers in cooperation with prosecutors busted a criminal ring specialized in smuggling narcotics in particularly large proportions, brought into the country through parcels. One of the group members, a 22-year-old man, was caught red-handed after he showed up at the post office to pick up a package of drugs.

During the criminal investigation, the identity of another member of the group was established - an 18-year-old young woman, the man's concubine. Customs officers and prosecutors searched the homes of the two suspects, where they found PVP drugs, amphetamines, ecstasy pills, marijuana and hashish.

According to the criminal case materials, the two were ordering narcotics from abroad online. They kept the drugs at home, where they distributed them in small quantities, and later sold them in Chisinau through online stores. The market value of drugs amounts to over 100 thousand lei.

The man was remanded in custody for 30 days. If found guilty, he faces up to 15 years in prison. The young woman is being investigated in freedom and is collaborating with the criminal investigation bodies.



Any material published on the website of the Public Institution ’’A.I.S. Moldpres’’ (Moldpres News Agency) is intellectual peoperty of the Agency, protected by the copyright. The taking over or/and use of these materials will be made only with the Agency’s agreement and with compulsory reference to source.