In Naro-Fominsk, police detained suspect of sale of precursor for manufacture of amphetamine

“Officers of the police patrol service, together with the operatives of the drug control unit of the MIA of Russia Administration for the Naro-Fominsky Urban District of the Moscow Region, as a result of operational-search measures detained a 32-year-old citizen of the Republic of Ukraine suspected of selling a precursor of a psychotropic substance.

When examining the car rented by the offender, in the back seat, the police found a suitcase and a sports bag, inside which there were 21 bags made of polymer material containing a yellow crystalline substance. Each bundle weighed about a kilogram.

The driver explained that he had made two caches in the forest nearby. During the inspection of the territory, police officers seized 4 more packages with similar contents.

A chemical study confirmed that inside two packets there was a precursor of the psychotropic substance amphetamine with a total weight of over 2 kilograms. The rest of the seized substance has been also sent for examination.

A criminal case has been instituted under Articles 30, 228.4 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. In respect of the defendant, the court selected a preventive measure in the form of remand in custody,” said the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Irina Volk.

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