Simferopol: FSB detains leader of OCG selling drugs to Crimeans
300 sachets of opium, jewels, and about 10 million rubles ($152,776) have been seized from the criminals.
In the Crimea, FSB officers have detained a 59-year-old woman red-handed. She is the leader of a criminal group that sold the drugs on the territory of Simferopol, Evpatoria, Alushta, and Bakhchisarai. 10 million rubles, jewelry, and 300 sachets of opium have been seized from the OCG members.
“An OCG leader, Russian citizen born in 1960, was detained when selling a batch of drugs (opium) in Simferopol. Searches revealed more than 300 sachets of narcotic drug “acetylated opium” and plastic flasks with the precursor ”acetic anhydride” on her,” the press service of the region’s Federal Security Service Directorate reports.
The house of the alleged OCG leader was searched, revealing jewelry, precious stones, documents on the ownership of land, expensive apartments, private households, as well as documents on the maintenance of bank accounts.
Video: OCG leader detained in Crimea
Investigative bodies have initiated criminal cases of Illegal Making, Sale or Dispatch of Narcotic Drugs (Art. 228.1 of the Russian Criminal Code) against her. The question of her arrest is being resolved.
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