Customs and border officials found 4.5kg of methamphetamine in the driver’s cab of a truck
Haskovo District Prosecutor’s Office brought as a defendant ET, aged 55, a Turkish citizen, for the fact that on 28.06.2021, at the border checkpoint-Kapitan Andreevo, municipality. Svilengrad, region Haskovo, without a proper permit, is about to cross the country’s border from the Republic of Turkey to the Republic of Bulgaria, a high-quality narcotic substance – methamphetamine, with a total gross weight of 4,560 kilograms and a total value of BGN 114,000. serious – a crime under Article 242, paragraph 4, proposed 1, in conjunction with para 2, proposed 1 of the Penal Code.
It was established in the case that the accused E.T. arrived at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint on June 28, 2021. During a joint inspection by customs officers of the General Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Border Guards from the General Directorate of Border Police, it was established that E.T. carrying consignment containing a high-risk narcotic substance – methamphetamine. The drug was placed in five packages, which were hidden in a natural kitchen in the cab of the tug.
Pre-trial proceedings have been instituted under the direction of the Haskovo District Prosecutor’s Office. as E.T. was detained by customs officers for 24 hours. After a follow-up by a subsequent customs inspector.
On June 29, 2021, the accused Turkish citizen was detained for a period of 72 hours by a statement of the supervising prosecutor. The Haskovo District Prosecutor’s Office is about to file a request in court to impose a remand measure “detention in custody” against E.T.
Source: Customs Agency