Operatives detained a resident of Moscow, suspected of attempting a sale of a large batch of hashish

The operatives of the Administration for Drug Control of the MIA of Russia for Moscow received information about a 30-year-old local resident who may be involved in the distribution of prohibited means and substances in the city and the region.

During the search operations the offender was detained. During the inspection of the apartment of the suspect, 65 briquettes with a gray-green substance were found. Experts found that the total mass of the seized substance was about seven kilograms. According to the investigation performed, one of the briquettes contained hashish weighing more than 100 grams. The rest of the substance has been sent for examination in the framework of the initiated criminal case. As the investigation suggests, the man received large quantities of drugs, repacked them into smaller portions and put them in caches.

A criminal case was initiated on the grounds of crimes under Article 30 of the Criminal Code “Preparing for a crime and attempted crime” and Article 228.1 of the Criminal Code “Illegal production, sale or shipment of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances or their analogues”. Placement to custody was selected as the preventive measure for the suspect.

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