The LC reported the discovery of two large caches of drugs

© RIA Novolipetskogo people’s militia LNR. Archival photoThe LC reported the discovery of two large caches of drugs© RIA Novosti

Militiamen of the breakaway Lugansk people’s Republic have discovered two large caches of marijuana near the contact line in the Donbass weighing more than 300 pounds, told reporters on Tuesday, the representatives of the interior Ministry and the Prosecutor General LNR.

«Twenty-fifth of September 2017 as a result of the operation «Antiterror» in Privetnoye Slavyanoserbsk district officers of the LC was identified hiding place. Only the police seized 11 bags of marijuana with a total weight of 78 kilograms,» — said the press service of the interior Ministry LNR.

According to the chief of criminal investigation Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs LNR Michael Wachowski, the organizer of the caches were local. According to the interior Ministry, in a hiding place found more than 8 thousand units of weapons and ammunition, as well as seven kilogram of explosive plastic explosive. «Currently, the citizen is detained. He made a confession. A police personnel checks the detainee for involvement in activities of Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance groups. Also checked the connection on the territory controlled by Ukraine», — told reporters Vakh.

Also the Prosecutor General LNR reported that previously found in the attic of the uninhabited house in about 230 kilograms of marijuana. According to the representative of Department Dmitry Severin, in 2014, the Ukrainian security forces in the area «was engaged in the illicit cultivation of narcotic plants, cannabis, and then produced from it a narcotic drug cannabis (marijuana)».

Severin said that in the case of sales of seized drugs on the black market (about 230 kilograms — ed.) illegal revenues could amount to about 20 million rubles.

The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict began more than 10 thousand people.

The LC reported the discovery of two large caches of drugsThe implementation of the Minsk agreements