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At least 41 illegal drug trafficking facts revealed in Kyrgyzstan for a week

Employees of the Main Directorate of the Drug Trafficking Control Department under the Interior Ministry of Kyrgyzstan have revealed 41 drug trafficking facts for a week. The Ministry of Internal Affairs reported.

According to it, from February 6 to February 15 the police officers seized 15.686 kilograms of drugs, including 2.89 kilograms of hashish and 12.793 kg of marijuana.

 On the eve, officers of the department during a "test buy" purchased 34.5 grams of marijuana for 500 soms from a resident of Kegety village, Chui region. A 46-year-old villager was detained on the fact. A criminal case under article 247 of the Criminal Code was opened.

During a search in his barn, there were found and seized three bags of marijuana with a total weight of 3.92 kilograms, and in garage - a specially equipped box for sifting of dried marijuana with 1,105 kilos of the drug. In addition, they found 1,265 kilograms of the substance in a pot and another 350 grams - in a plastic bottle and a glass jar.

The officers found other 210 grams of marijuana in the body of Moskvich-412 car. The weight of the seized drugs totaled 6.85 kg.

 Also, the officers found and seized 16- caliber weapon without documents.