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Local council deputy tries to smuggle drugs into penal colony in Jalal-Abad

A deputy of Aral Rural Council tried to smuggle drugs into penal colony 10 in Jalal-Abad city. Press service of the Internal Affairs Department for the region reported.

The 42-year-old man came to visit his brother, who was serving a sentence in the penal institution.

«A criminal case has been initiated on illegal possession of narcotic drugs charges of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic. The deputy was detained and placed in a pretrial detention center. However, the Jalal-Abad City Court placed the detainee under house arrest,» the Internal Affairs Department informed.