At stationary police post in Tatarstan, traffic police inspectors revealed two facts of drug trafficking

At the stationary police post in the Verkhneuslonsky District of the Republic of Tatarstan, traffic police inspectors revealed two facts of drug trafficking.

At about 3 o'clock in the morning, traffic police officers stopped a Lada car, the passenger of which was obviously nervous. During a personal search of the passenger, a resident of the Republic of Bashkortostan, a plastic bag with 975 g of mephedrone was found and seized. The man was detained on suspicion of transporting drugs. A criminal investigation was initiated pursuant to Art. 30 and Art. 228.1 of the Russian Criminal Code.

A little later, traffic police officers stopped the Hyundai car run by a 44-year-old resident of St. Petersburg, who was driving from Moscow to Kazan. There was a passenger in the car, a resident of the Sverdlovsk Region, during whose personal inspection a lumpy substance of a dark color was found and seized in the left sleeve of the jacket. In the bag there was also found a transparent plastic bag, inside of which there were two fragments of a dark substance. According to the results of the study, the seized substance was hashish with a total weight of 193 grams. The man was detained on suspicion of transporting drugs and was delivered to the police division.

A criminal case has been initiated on the grounds of corpus delicti stipulated by part 2 of Art. 228 of the Russian Criminal Code. In addition, administrative material was drawn up under Art. 6.9 of the Administrative Procedure Code of the Russian Federation.

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