In the Moscow Region, the police suppressed the operation of an amphetamine-producing drug lab

“Officers of the MIA of Russia GA for Drug Control, together with colleagues from the MIA of Russia Inter-District Administration “Lyubertskoe” of the Moscow Region, as a result of operational-search activities detained a 26-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman suspected of producing and storing narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances,” said the official representative of the MIA of Russia Irina Volk.

It was established that the offenders in a private house located in one of the garden associations in the Urban District of Kotelniki, organized a three room laboratory for the production of psychotropic substances.

“When police officers appeared, one of the offenders tried to escape by jumping from the window of the second floor of the house. As a result, he got injured and was detained. During the personal search, the police seized from the things of the suspect 8 packages with a powdered substance. According to the forensic analysis, the seized substance was amphetamine,” Irina Volk added.

A search of the house revealed 226 convolutions with a substance of vegetable origin, 63 convolutions with a powdery substance, 2 plastic containers with a light-colored substance, as well as laboratory equipment and various chemicals necessary for the synthesis of the drug. The total mass of the seized narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances exceeded 15 kilograms.

In respect of the detainees, the Investigation Unit of the MIA of Russia Inter-District Administration “Lyubertskoe” of the Moscow Region, initiated a criminal case on the grounds of a crime under Article 228 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. Placement to custody was selected as the preventive measure for the suspects.

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