Drug smuggling from Iran to Azerbaijan prevented

Baku: As a result of the operations conducted by the State Border Service (SBS), smuggling of a large amount of drugs with total weight of 11 kg from Iran to Azerbaijan was prevented, SBS told APA.

As a result of preventive measures conducted in Bilesuvar-Jalilabad part of Baku-Astara highway on December 6, Lankaran residents 44-year-old Huseynov Fuad Ismayil oghlu and 36-year-old Bagirov Ilgar Gurban oghlu were detained while smuggling 10 kg of opium and 1 kg of heroin.

The investigation is underway on the fact.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY