Federal Customs Service

Sheremetyevo customs officers found boxing paws with marijuana in a parcel from Thailand

Published: May 22, 2024 11:45 AM

Sheremetyevo customs officers found boxing paws stuffed with marijuana in a parcel from Thailand. The shipment was bound for a Belgorod resident

Inspectors opened the box and found that inside the sports equipment there were specially made cavities with a substance of plant origin of green-brown color. The expert examination showed that it was cannabis with a total mass of 242.61 g. Its market value is about 1 million rubles

In the course of operational activities in Belgorod, two young men who ordered the goods were detained. A criminal case was opened under part 3 of article 229.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (smuggling of narcotic drugs on a large scale). A measure of restraint in the form of remand in custody was chosen