Kaluga customs officers intercepted the delivery of psychotropic substances

Kaluga customs officers intercepted the supply of psychotropic substances

Employees of the Kaluga customs office in cooperation with Department of fight against a drug trafficking of the Central operative customs stopped delivery of psychotropic substances on the territory of the Russian Federation.

Upon receiving international packages, the customs officers have arrested a resident of the city of Kaluga. According to the documents it was ordered online from China brush for makeup. Instead, in the parcel was a package of powder, which in its composition contains psychotropic substance “tianeptine”.

“The substance is withdrawn”, – said acting Deputy chief of customs on law enforcement Maxim Pozdnyakov. – Currently holds the events directed on establishment of the size of illegal movement of psychotropic substances, the results of which the case can be changed to a more serious”.

In respect of the detainee opened a criminal case under part 1 of article 229.1 of the criminal code, “Smuggling of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances”. Sanctions of this article provide till 7 years of imprisonment.


Ekaterina Zhdanova,
press Secretary of the Kaluga customs