The court arrested a Lithuanian who was detained in the Pskov customs with 350 kg of hashish

Суд арестовал литовца, задержанного на Псковской таможне с 350 кг гашиша

Pskov city court detained the resident of Lithuania who tried to smuggle from Estonia through customs more than 350 kilograms of hashish hidden in the trailer of the truck, reports the regional Prosecutor’s office.

On Monday Severo-the Western customs office (SZTU) has reported the arrest at the customs post “Shumilkino” Pskov customs of the truck running citizen of Lithuania in 1972. From a hiding place in a cavity of a frame cargo trailer seized more than 350 kilograms of hashish in the form of briquettes.

“Taking into account the position of the Prosecutor by the decision of the Pskov city court… the accused remanded in custody”, — said the Prosecutor’s office of Pskov region.

Criminal proceedings were instituted under article “illegal moving through customs border of the Customs Union in the framework of the EAEU of drugs in especially large size” which provides for punishment up to life imprisonment, said the Supervisory Agency.

The progress and results of investigation of criminal case are under control of Prosecutor of the region.