Azerbaijan's national security ministry detains drug smugglers over Iran-Azerbaijan-Russia route
As a result of operational activities, the staff of the National Security Ministry revealed the fact of smuggling of drugs via the route of Iran-Azerbaijan-Russia, the Ministry's public relations center said.
Azerbaijani citizens Suleymanov Javanshir, Novruzov Habil, Azimov Vusal, Melikov Aydin and Nureyev Ruslan were detained. About 56 kilograms 500 grams of heroin and hashish were revealed and withdrawn from them.
A criminal case was filed under article 206.3.2 (smuggling by a group of persons upon prior agreement), 234.4.1 and 234.4.3 (illegal manufacture, production, acquisition, storage, transportation, transfer or sale of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances or precursors by a group of persons upon prior agreement or an organized group, repeatedly) of the Criminal Code.