3 foreign citizens arrested for smuggling a particularly large amount of drugs to Georgia

Justice 1692707716

ნარკოტიკები

The Ministry of Internal Affairs arrested 3 foreign citizens on charges of illegal purchase and storage of a particularly large amount of narcotic drugs and their illegal smuggling to Georgia.

According to the agency, the arrest was made as a result of complex operational measures and investigative actions jointly conducted by the employees of the Central Criminal Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Main Division of Combating Illegal Drug Trafficking, the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Police Department and the Customs Department of the Revenue Service.

According to the information of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, on charges of illegal purchase and storage of a large amount of narcotic drugs and illegal smuggling to Georgia, the following foreign citizens are arrested: A.M., born in 1993, S.T., born in 1985, and M.L, born in 1987.

According to them, the crime is punishable by up to 20 years or life imprisonment.

"As a result of the personal search of the detainees, the police seized various types of narcotics as evidence. Law enforcement officers arrested A.M. at Tbilisi International Airport. As a result of his personal search, 125 packages containing 1 kilo and 352 grams of narcotic drug "cocaine" were seized as evidence. Up to 50 grams of narcotic "methadone" was seized from S.T., and as for the arrested M.L., during his personal search, the police seized narcotic drug "cocaine" packed in one package.

The investigation is being conducted under Articles 260 and 262 of the Criminal Code of Georgia," the agency said. 

Terms of use of the material
Other news
მიხეილ სააკაშვილი
Mikheil Saakashvili: The results of yesterday's sociological survey were the anecdote of the century

The results of yesterday's sociological survey were the anecdote of the century, - Mikheil Saakashvili, the third president of Georgia, writes about this on the social network. According to him, the U...

Politics 1713170889

ზურა ჯაფარიძე
Zurab Japaridze: It is a matter of principle that people come out and protect the free and Euro-Atlantic future of this country

It is a matter of principle that people should come out and protect the free and Euro-Atlantic future of this country, - the leader of "Girchi - more freedom" Zurab Japaridze said at the current rally...

Politics 1713170836

აქცია
The rally against the draft law "On transparency of foreign influence" will be held today at 19:00

Organized by civil organizations, the rally against the draft law "On transparency of foreign influence" will be held this evening at 19:00. The participants of the protest will gather at the parliame...

Society 1713170794

დოლიძე
Ana Dolidze: The government is trying to cut off our connection with the West - It seems that the instruction came from Russia for the second time

The government is trying to cut off our connection with the West. It seems that the instruction came from Russia for the second time, Ana Dolidze, the leader of the People's party, said about this. Ac...

Politics 1713170749

პაპუაშვილი
Shalva Papuashvili: By defining the candidate for deputy in the party lists as delegates, the parties will have the opportunity to propose to the voters who can act on their behalf within the party

According to Shalva Papuashvili, Chairman of the Parliament, by defining the candidate for deputy in the party lists as delegates, the parties will have the opportunity to propose to the voters who ca...

Politics 1711454381

დინამო
The national team of Georgia will face the national team of Greece today

The national football team of Georgia will face the national team of Greece today in the final match of the qualifying stage of Euro 2024. The match will start at "Dinamo Arena" at 21:00. Simultaneous...

Society 1711454348