In Moscow detained the visitor from Central Asia with 1.6 kg of heroin

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Near Moscow police detained a suspect in the sale of drugs in especially large size, have informed on Monday to journalists the chief a press-services GU MVD of Russia Moscow region Tatyana Petrova.

Employees of Department on control over drug trafficking of MU of the MIA of Russia «Noginsk» detained 26-the summer native of one of the countries of Central Asia.

«During personal inspection of the offender, and during a search at his place of residence the police discovered and seized 191 a bundle of polymeric material with a powdery substance of light color inside. The results of the study it is established that the withdrawn substance is narcotic drug – heroin with a total weight of more than 1.6 kg,» – said Petrov.

Concerning the suspect criminal case under article 30 and article 228.1 of «Attempted sale of narcotic substances in especially large size». This article provides the maximum punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a term up to 20 years.

The detainee elected a measure of restraint in form of detention.