34-year-old woman came under investigation for smuggling 80 kg hashish from Europe to St. Petersburg

34-year-old woman came under investigation for smuggling 80 kg hashish from Europe to St. Petersburg

Law enforcement agencies are investigating a case of drug trafficking from Europe to the northern capital.

The main defendant is a 34-year member of the OCG, which were detained during transport 80 kg of hashish in St. Petersburg last October.

"In October 2015 in the village of Vaya Gatchinsky district of the Leningrad region 34-year-old member of an organized criminal group, who smuggled drugs from Europe in St. Petersburg, was detained," - said the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Irina Volk.

During a search of the car, belonging to the woman, the police found a cache, in which there were more than 80 kilograms of hashish.

Against women a criminal case under part 3 of Art. 30, part 5 of Art. 228.1 of the Criminal Code (Sale or Dispatch of Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances or Analogues Thereof) was opened.

After a series of additional investigative and operational activities the police filed against suspected another criminal case - under part 4 of Art. 229.1 of the Criminal Code (Smuggling Narcotic Agents, Psychotropic Substances, Precursors and Analogues Thereof).

In relation to the suspect the court chose a measure of restraint in the form of detention. The criminal investigation continues.

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