Police officers suppressed an attempt to illegally sell mercury in Kadamdzhai district of Batken region. Press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported.
Police officers stopped a Lexus car driven by a 59-year-old man. At least 356 kilograms of mercury were found during inspection of the car.
A pre-trial investigation has been launched under the article " Illicit trafficking in potent or toxic substances for sale purposes" of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic.