51 Drug-Related Crimes Registered in South Region of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Lankaran, 4 October / Trend corr. P.Aliyeva / A total of 51 drug-related crimes were registered in south region, including Districts of Bilasuvar, Jalilabad, Masalli, Yardimli, Lankaran and Lerik, as well as 29 people were arrested in this connection.
More than 127kg of drugs were withdrawn from illegal turnover within nine months in 2008, the south regional section of the Interior Ministry Head Counter Drugs Department told Trend on 4 October.
The withdrawn drugs include 100kg of marihuana, 18kg of opium and 8kg of heroin.
Twenty nine people were arrested in line with this crime. Two of them are women and four ї Iranian citizens.
Fifty drug-related crimes were registered and more than 55kg of drugs were withdrawn from illegal turnover, in south region of Azerbaijan in the same period of 2007. A total of 32 people were detained on these criminal cases. Two of them were women and six ї Iranian citizens.
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