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Man tries to sell almost two tonnes of sulfuric acid in Batken region

Employees of the State Service on Drug Control of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kyrgyzstan stopped the activities of a criminal group engaged in sale of large batches of sulfuric acid. Press service of the ministry reported.

«A 33-year-old citizen was detained while selling sulfuric acid in Kadamdzhai district of Batken region. At least 1 tonne and 833 kilograms of sulfuric acid have been confiscated,» the state service said.

The detainee was placed in the temporary detention facility. A criminal case has been initiated on the sale of precursors. The investigators find out the origin of the acid and identify all those involved in its supply.