Some 20 people detained for state border violation in Azerbaijan in March

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Baku, Azerbaijan, April 14
By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:

Some 20 people were detained for violation of Azerbaijan's state border in March, the Azerbaijani State Border Service said on April 14.

Eight of the detainees are citizens of Azerbaijan, five - Uzbekistan, two - Iran, two- Georgia, and one each from- Russia, Moldova, Ukraine.

Five people were detained for violation of the border regime in five cases, while 57 people (39 cases) - for violating the border regime in the Caspian Sea. The appropriate measures were taken towards them.

As a result of the counter crime measures, 205 people who were wanted were revealed and handed over to the relevant bodies.

Smuggling four kilograms 711.5 grams of drugs through the state border was prevented in 16 cases as a result of the counter drug trafficking measures.

The smuggled goods worth a total of about 187,000 manat, including one air pistol , one shotgun , 49 ammunition , two stun guns , one brass knuckles, 5,886 packs of cigarettes , 6,660 pyrotechnics units , 97 mobile phones , various kinds of medication, alcohol and other products were seized in 63 cases as part of these operations.

Translated by NH
Edited by CN

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