Azerbaijani National Security Ministry seized 297 kg drugs in 2014

Baku: The Ministry of National Security last year carried out necessary actions to neutralize organized criminal groups and different individuals engaging in the smuggling of drugs and psychotropic substances, according to the Azerbaijani government’s 2014 annual report.

In 2014, 297 kg of drugs and psychotropic substances (including 183kg heroin) were seized from those persons.

34 criminals cases overall were launched over these facts. 69 Azerbaijani citizens and 3 Russian nationals were detained.

SOURCE: Azeri Press News Agency