Drug Control Agency under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan

Extra large drug seizures

On January 7, 2019, employees of the Agency for Drug Control under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan conducted an operational-search measure in the territory of the Rudaki district, during which a drug of hashish totaling 12 kg 065 g and heroin were purchased from citizen Karimov Sukhrob Samadovich using the “test purchase” method weighing 7 kg 800 g in two plastic bags.

During the preliminary investigation, it was found that S. Karimov purchased the above quantity of drugs from a citizen of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan by the name “Rustam” in order to transfer them to another person’s property.

A criminal case has been instituted against Karimov Sukhrobkhon Samadovich and an IRA citizen named “Rustam” under Art. 200 h. 4 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Tajikistan, an investigation is underway.