Bashkortostan: Patrol and Checkpoint Service officers organize OCG for selling drugs in stashes
Officers of the MIA Internal Security Department have detained two of their colleagues and a trainee suspected of drug distribution.
Criminal proceedings for the sale of narcotic drugs was initiated by police department No.5 of the Russian MIA Directorate in Ufa.
More than 281 grams of synthetic drug, which is considered an especially large size, was seized from policemen-OCG members.
According to Spokesman of the Bashkirian MIA Maksim Rodionov, the materials have been referred to the regional subdivision of the Russian Investigative Committee.
Operatives of the Internal Security Department have learned that in 2017, the MIA Patrol and Checkpoint Service inspector of the mobile platoon No. 1 of the company No. 7 in Ufa decided to create an organized criminal group for the purpose of illicit drug sales, Sterlegrad reports citing information obtained from Senior Assistant to Head of the ICR Investigations Directorate in Bashkortostan Svetlana Abramova.
After finding a ‘synthetics’ supplier, the main suspect engaged his colleague and trainee into criminal activities, promising them high income. Then the law breakers found packers and delivery agents from among the buyers of synthetic narcotic drugs. They distributed the drugs with the help of stashes.
The MIA Main Directorate in Bashkortostan has assigned a service check, upon the results which it will be decided on dismissing the employees from the internal affairs for negative reasons and bringing their superiors to strict disciplinary responsibility. The police officers detained on charges of drug trafficking will be punished in accordance with the current legislation.
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