The Department of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Almaty city prevented the activities of the drug group, which organized the smuggling supply channel of synthetic drugs through postal items from the EU countries to the Republic of Kazakhstan with the intention of subsequent sale in the territory of Almaty city.
On November 6, 2019, as a result of operational and search measures two residents of Almaty city “K” and “D”, who are involved in organizing the smuggling of drugs from the Netherlands to the Republic of Kazakhstan through Germany, were detained at the post office, with the seizure of 968 psychotropic tablets.
At the place of residence of the detained “K”, an estimated 1.5 kg of “hashish” and 30 g of mephedrone were seized. The withdrawn substances were sent to a forensic chemical examination.
The marketing of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances was carried out through the online store.
In this matter, the Department of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Almaty city initiated a criminal case under part 3 of article 277 of the Criminal Code. The detained persons were placed in the temporary detention center of the Police Department in Almaty, the pre-trial investigation is ongoing.
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Republic of Kazakhstan