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.