Azerbaijan, Baku, June 17 / Trend , K. Zarbaliyeva/
Organized criminal group which attempted to smuggle large consignment of narcotics from Iran to Azerbaijan has been detained by the Interior Ministry Central Drug Combat Department and State Border Service.
The men in a boat loaded with narcotics refused to obey and resisted police in Goyshaban village of Lankaran region on June 16, the Interior Ministry press service said.
Police had to shoot thus wounding one of the smugglers Heydari Zahid Rashid oglu. All members of the criminal gang are Iranian citizens. Vahdat Nazari, Heydari Zahid, Rahat Nihdani and Zahra Javad have been detained. Over 50 kilograms of hashish, 60 bullets, 1 gas ballon and 2 GPS units were seized from the boat.
A suit has been filed on the case. An investigation is underway.
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