21 Jun 2021 21:32

Total of 235 kilos of heroin seized in Moldova's biggest haul

CHISINAU. June 21 (Interfax) - The Moldovan police have detained seven people, seizing 235 kilograms of heroin from them, the press service of the country's Prosecutor's General's Office told Interfax.

The Prosecutor General's Office has described it as the largest heroin haul ever seized in Moldova.

Seven drug smugglers were detained on June 19. On Monday, a Chisinau court remanded three of them in custody for 30 days. Two of them are citizens of Turkey. A court decision for the four others is pending.

According to the case materials, they smuggled drugs into Moldova in small batches and then transported them to Germany.