SHU. KAZINFORM – Transport police seized more than 2 kg of drugs from a resident of the Turkestan region, Kazinform reports with reference to the press service of the transport police department.
A 57-year-old resident of the Turkestan region was identified and detained by employees of the linear police department at the Shu station during the operational-search activities of “Karasora” while working out the area along the railway track.
The narcotic drug “dried marijuana” with a total weight of 2 kg 740 gr was found and seized from him.
The detainee explained that he had collected marijuana for personal consumption near the village of Kumozek.
A pre-trial investigation is being carried out into the fact, and a measure of restraint in the form of detention has been sanctioned against the detainee.
Other information in accordance with the requirements of Art. 201 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the interests of the investigation are not subject to disclosure.
Since the beginning of the year, the transport police of the country have seized more than 89 kg of various drugs. 5 facts of smuggling and 19 facts of sale were revealed.
A total of 228 facts related to drug offenses were registered.