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4-04-2015, 13:44

3 Afghans arrested for drug trafficking in Tajikistan



Avesta.Tj | 04.04.2015 | Tajik police arrested three Afghan nationals on suspicion of drug trafficking in southern Tajikistan, the country's Interior Ministry said Saturday.


The Afghan suspects were arrested during a searching operation carried out in Galaba village of Farkhor district.


Tajik police seized at least 57.8 kg of drugs, including 38.8 kg of hashish and 19 kg of opium, and TT pistol from the suspects.


Criminal proceedings have been instituted and an investigation is under way.