In the Voronezh region for drug trafficking detained 26 people

CC0 / Public Domain / Detention. archive photoIn the Voronezh region for drug trafficking detained 26 peopleCC0 / Public Domain /

Police in the Voronezh region detained 26 suspected members of a criminal Association which was selling drugs on the territory of four regions of Russia, informs on Wednesday the press service of the interior Ministry.

According to the interior Ministry, the detainees are suspected of having committed more than 20 heinous crimes. Synthetic drugs were distributed in a contactless manner with the aid of electronic programs on the Internet. During the searches the suspects were seized more than five kilograms of drugs.

«As a result quickly-investigation actions the staff of management on control over drug trafficking of the Moi of Russia for the Voronezh oblast detained 26 citizens aged 18 to 30 years who are part of the criminal community was engaged in illegal sale of narcotic substances on the territory of the Voronezh, Lipetsk, Ryazan and Moscow region», — said the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf, quoted the press service.

The police joined the criminal cases under article «Illegal manufacture, sale, or shipment of narcotic drugs», into one. Sanctions of this article provide till 20 years of imprisonment, the interior Ministry said.

«Against suspected of organizing a criminal group criminal case on signs of the crime under parts 1 and 2 of article 210 of the Criminal code of the Russian Federation, the measure of restraint in form of detention,» said the Wolf.

The sanction of article about creation of criminal community and participation in it also provides till 20 years of imprisonment.

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