Sasha Mogilevsky detained with 27 kg of methadone
The Belarusian drug dealer organized an international gang that specializes in the production and sale of drugs.
Employees of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation together with their Belarusian counterparts detained the leader and participants of the international narco-band, which produces and sells methadone. The organizer of the group is a man named Sasha Mogilevsky, his true name is not disclosed by law enforcers.
The siloviki covered the drug dealer's lab in Moscow suburbs. Sasha Mogilevsky rented a private house where he made drugs. In the course of the special operation, two accomplices of the group leader were also detained.
Law enforcers seized more than 27 kilograms of methadone, over 200 kilograms of precursors (substances used in the manufacture of drugs), as well as laboratory equipment.
Seized drugs FSB officers estimated at 80 million rubles ($1.3m).
A criminal case was initiated; the detainees were placed in the pre-trial detention center.