Bryansk: Drugdealer goes to high-security prison for 11 years for trafficking 100 kilos of hashish
The defendant attempted to smuggle the drugs from Ukraine.
The Bryansk Region Court sentenced the drug dealer to 11 years in high-security prison, according to the Russian MIA official spokesperson Irina Volk.
The man attempted smuggling a large batch of drugs on December 12, 2016, according to investigators.
The arrestee was accused of drug trafficking on an especially large scale and attempted drug sale on an especially large scale.
Border patrol officers searched a foreign-made car on a border patrol station in the Klimovsky District, Bryan Region on December 12, 2016, according to Irina Volk. They found a drug stash containing a large batch of drugs. The officers confiscated more than 100 kilos of hashish.
The drugs are worth about 100 million rubles ($1.6 million), according to the investigators.