Police seizes over 26 kg of synthetic drugs in Moscow

Police seizes over 26 kg of synthetic drugs in Moscow

A criminal case has been instituted against 31-year-old man in the Moscow Region.

Police officers detained a suspect in the drug trade in Moscow and seized more than 26 kg of narcotic substances from him, reported Irina Volk, the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

The detainee is a 31-year-old resident of the Moscow Region. "During the search at the detainee’s place of residence, police officers found and seized several cardboard boxes containing 105 briquettes with a substance of unknown origin." According to the study, the seized substances are drugs containing methyl ephedrine and other psychoactive substances with a total mass of more than 26 kg", she said.

A criminal case was initiated under Art. 30 (Preparation for a Crime), and Art. 228.1 of the Russian Criminal Code (Illicit Production, Sale or Transfer of Narcotic Drugs). The suspect has been taken into custody.

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