Siberian Customs Administration

In Novosibirsk, a drug lab producing synthetic drugs was liquidated

Published: May 16, 2024 06:12

Novosibirsk customs officers, as part of a set of operational and investigative measures conducted jointly with the FSSB of Russia in the Novosibirsk region, have liquidated the activities of a synthetic drug production facility.

Novosibirsk customs officers have liquidated the activities of a synthetic drug production facility

Law enforcement officers found a drug laboratory in a rented garage in Novosibirsk, where mephedrone was produced from chemical reagents. Two foreigners suspected of organizing the underground shop were detained, as well as two residents of the Kemerovo region, who are suspected of selling synthetic drugs. More than 15 kg of synthetic drugs prepared for sale, 1.2 thousand liters of their precursors, equipment for production were seized

The Investigation Department of the FSSB of Russia in the Novosibirsk region initiated criminal proceedings against foreign citizens on the grounds of a crime under part 5 of article 228.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (illegal production of narcotic drugs, committed on a particularly large scale), and against two citizens of the Russian Federation – under part 3 of article 30, part 5 of article 228.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia. 5 Art. 228.1 of the Russian Criminal Code (attempted illegal sale of narcotic drugs, committed on a particularly large scale)

The suspects have been detained and a court ruling has ordered them to be remanded in custody

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