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10-02-2015, 11:04

Large amount of opium seized in southern Tajikistan


Avesta.Tj | 10.02.2015 | Tajik police officers seized a large amount of opium in the Vose district, Khatlon province, Tajikistan’s Interior Ministry said Tuesday.

The police officers found more than 84 kilograms of opium and some 2 kilograms of heroin, while searching a car Niva, belonged to the resident of Khamadoni district, Hurshedjon Nasimov, 23.

Criminal proceedings have been instituted against the alleged drug trafficker and an investigation is under way.