In Mariupol, Donetsk region revealed a group of drug dealers that have arranged delivery in 6 regions of Ukraine opium poppy. This was announced by the speaker of the GPU Andriy Lysenko on Facebook.
“Employees of the Prosecutor’s office of Donetsk region together with field investigators of Department of internal security the National police of Ukraine exposed and documented the fact of sale by members of the drug mafia almost 300 tons of poppy seeds suitable for the production of 4.5 tons of opium acetylated. On the “black market” the cost of this drug is more than 360 million UAH”, – he said.
As has established a consequence, among the members of the group were also members of the criminal unit of the police who used his position to cover for the criminal activities.
The group was active, in addition to Donetsk, also in Zaporizhzhya, Lviv, Rivne, Sumy and Cherkasy oblasts. Opium poppy was sold as food.
The investigation was conducted more than 70 authorized searches. At the moment, seized 75 tons of opium poppy seeds mixed with poppy straw, cash in the amount of 4 million 844 thousand UAH 99 thousand dollars, 475 Euro, guns and ammunition, several luxury cars, computers and mobile phones, Bank cards and a notebook. On suspicion in participation in a group 5 people were detained.
Civil narkodiller the detainee it is declared suspicion under part 3 St. 307 criminal code of Ukraine. In the near future will be involved in responsibility and others involved in the case.