Big Amount of Illegal Drugs Withdrawn in Azerbaijani City
Azerbaijan, Ganja, 21 July / corr. Trend V.Mammadov / A total of 17kg of drugs were withdrawn from illegal turnover by employees of the Ganja District Police Department over the first six months of 2008.
A total of 34 cases, connected with illegal storage of drugs, and 8 cases, connected with their purchase, have been registered within this period, Trend reports.
Ilgar Balakishiyev, deputy chief of the Ganja District Police Department, said that drugs, which were withdrawn from illegal turnover by law enforcement bodies, included 9.9kg of marihuana, 24.7kg of heroin and 3.265kg of hashish in the first half-year of 2008.
The Ganja Police Department withdrew 3kg of illegal drugs in the same period of 2007.