Azerbaijan detains gang members smuggling 11 kg of narcotic from Iran-PHOTO

Azerbaijan detains gang members smuggling 11 kg of narcotic from Iran-PHOTO
# 12 April 2023 14:03 (UTC +04:00)

The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) and the State Border Service (SBS) conducted a joint operation, MIA told APA.

According to the information, as a result of thenext special operation held by the Chief Anti-Narcotics Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Employees of the Lankaran Border Detachment of the State Border Service, the members of another gang that tried to smuggle large quantity of drugs into Azerbaijan were exposed and detained.

During the operation, Ulzan Ismayilov, Ervin Mammadov, Rashad Budagov and Elshan Mammadov were arrested in Masalli region. A total of 11 kilograms of various types of drugs were found from those persons and their vehiicles. The members of the gangs said that they have obtained the drugs for the purpose of selling them from a citizen of the Islamic Republic of Iran, whose identity is under investigation.

A criminal case has been initiated under the relevant article of the Criminal Code regarding the act, preventative measures have been taken against the detained people, and operative-investigative measures are being continued.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED