National Security Ministry prevented smuggling of narcotics from Iran to Azerbaijan, 40kg hashish confiscated

National Security Ministry prevented smuggling of narcotics from Iran to Azerbaijan, 40kg hashish confiscated
# 14 October 2008 14:59 (UTC +04:00)
Residents of Astara region – Telman Imanov, Intizar Hemdemov, Lankaran region resident Adil Yusubov, as well as unidentified citizens of Islamic Republic of Iran smuggled a great deal of narcotics from Iran to Azerbaijan for sale. It was found out that the citizens of Iran delivered the smuggled narcotics to Intizar Hemdemov on October 9. Hemdemov brought the narcotics to Mashkhan village of Astara region and hid there. After that Intizar Hemdemov met with Telman Imanov in Astara, came to Mashkhan village in Imanov’s Mercedes-Benz, put the hidden narcotics in his car and left. Telman Imanov brought the narcotics to Lankaran, sold them to Adil Yusubov and the latter gave him about $42,000. Telman Imanov delivered $42.000 brought from Adil Yusubov to Intizar Hamdamov in Astara Region. Intizar owned $37.000 and gave the rest of money to Imanov. Adil Yusubov was detained during operations carried out by officials of National Security Ministry on October 10 and 40 kg narcotic substances were confiscated from his car. Other criminals – Telman Imanov, Intizar Hamdamov were arrested. $5000 were confiscated from Imanov and $37 100 from car marked UAZ owned by Intizar Hamdamov. National Security Ministry Head Department has launched a criminal case under Articles 206.3.2 (Smuggling on preliminary arrangement by group of persons), 234.4.1 and 234.4.3 (Illegal manufacturing, purchase, storage, transportation, transfer or selling of narcotics, psychotropic substances on preliminary arrangement by group of persons or organized group in large amount) of the Criminal Code. Above-mentioned criminals were held accountable and were arrested. Search operations are carried out to determine and neutralize other criminals who, are engaged in illegal actions.


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