In the Kharkiv region, the 61-year-old local resident seized 10 kg of cannabis. About it reports a press-service GU of the NP region.
As reported, the resident of the village Andreevka in Balakleya area during the authorized search seized 8 bags of dried cannabis, weighing more than 10 kg.
They were seized and sent for examination. Says the detainee, he was growing cannabis in his yard for their own use.
Initially criminal proceedings were qualified under part 1 of article 309 criminal code of Ukraine – illegal production, manufacture, acquisition, storage, transportation or shipment of narcotic drugs without the purpose of sale. Now the issue of retraining.
“It is established that earlier the man was already brought to criminal responsibility for crimes related to drug trafficking… is Now the investigator addressed the issue of requalification of production in part 3 of article 309 (“Illegal production, purchase, storage, transportation or shipment of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances or their analogues in especially large sizes without a sales objective”) of the Criminal code of Ukraine”, – militiamen report.
The detainee faces up to 8 years of imprisonment.