A citizen of Ukraine, who arrived from Bangladesh, detained in Nizhny Novgorod airport for smuggling marijuana

A citizen of Ukraine, who arrived from Bangladesh, detained in Nizhny Novgorod airport for smuggling marijuana

As a result of the joint activities of employees of Privolzhsky operative customs, the Border Department of the FSB of Russia in the Saratov and Samara regions, as well as officials of the customs post of the Nizhniy Novgorod Airport in the customs control zone of an International Airport in Nizhny Novgorod detained a citizen of Ukraine born in 1985, who came from Bangladesh flight “Dhaka – Nizhny Novgorod”. During carrying out customs inspection of his Luggage Nizhny Novgorod customs officers found 0.87 grams of the narcotic drug “cannabis” (marijuana). The drug was hidden in the personal belongings among the PPE – respirators.

“During carrying out quickly – search actions it is established that the citizen of Ukraine was in the people’s Republic of Bangladesh on a business trip, – says the head of the Privolzhsky operative customs Anatoly Saltykov. – With criminal intent, aimed at the illegal importation into the territory of the Russian Federation of narcotic drugs, has been collecting parts of the hemp plant, dried them and keep the personal belongings, using air transport moved from Bangladesh to Russia.”

Concerning the citizen of Ukraine Volga operational customs office opened a criminal case under part 1 of article 229.1 of the criminal code “Contraband of narcotic substances” on the fact of illegal movement through customs border of the EurAsEC of the people’s Republic of Bangladesh to Russia in the customs control zone of the International airport Nizhny Novgorod of drugs.

This article prescribes punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a term of three to seven years.

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