The Department of the NSC of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Almaty city under the coordination of the prosecutor's office in Almaty prevented the illegal activities of the drug group involved in the sale of synthetic drugs in the territory of Almaty.
On April 16, 2020, in the course of the implementation of operational and search measures the Department of the NSC detained a resident of Almaty “S” in the sale of about 300 grams of synthetic drugs.
A criminal case has been instituted on this fact under part 3 article 277 paragraph 1.3 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The detained person is placed in a pre-trial detention center, the pre-trial investigation is ongoing.
It should be noted that recently there has been a steady increase in the artisanal manufacture and sale of drugs of synthetic origin in the city of Almaty.
In particular, recently the Department of the NSC in Almaty has suppressed 16 facts of illegal trafficking in synthetic narcotic drugs. Over 9 kg of psychotropic substances and 986 liters of precursors have been seized from the illegal trafficking. The activity of three clandestine drug laboratories has been eliminated. 13 people were detained and prosecuted for drug dealing.
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