In Kyrgyzstan disbanded the narcotics

В Киргизии расформировали наркополицию

The state service for drug control (drug control) under the government of Kyrgyzstan was disbanded in the framework of modernization of the system of law enforcement, reported on Friday on the website of the Kyrgyz Cabinet of Ministers.

The corresponding decree was signed by Prime Minister Sooronbai Jeenbekov.

“In accordance with the decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic “On measures to reform the law enforcement system of the Kyrgyz Republic” the government decides to liquidate the State service on drug control under the government of the Kyrgyz Republic”, — is reported on the website of the Cabinet.

According to the decree, functions of a single body to fight illegal trafficking of drugs and precursors given to the three agencies. Thus, the formulation and implementation of state policy and normative legal regulation in the sphere of legal turnover of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors transferred to the Ministry of health. Staff operational officers, investigators and experts of the civil service is divided between the Ministry of the interior (255 people) and the state service for combating economic crimes (68).

By order of the Prime Minister established a liquidation Commission, all the criminal cases investigated by the office, give to the relevant authorities, and employees of drug control will continue to perform their duties until the completion of the liquidation activities of the Agency. She is released two months.

Through Kyrgyzstan is one of the largest drug trafficking world, the so-called “Northern route” through which Afghan heroin is smuggled into Russia and the CIS countries and Europe. According to experts, via the Northern route through Central Asian republics to Russia and Europe every year sent 75 tons of “heavy” drugs from Afghanistan.

In 2009, ex-President of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiyev, despite a very difficult situation to combat illegal drug trafficking in the Republic, abolished the Agency on drug control, passing it the functions of the Ministry of interior and the Ministry of health. However, immediately after the overthrow of the Bakiyev regime in 2010, the interim government has revived the work of the police.