Within the first half of 2006, 42 foreign citizens were instituted to the civil proceedings in relation with drugs, Israfil Aliyev, the head of the State Commission for Fight with Narcotism and Illegal Turnover of Drugs, told Trend.
13 foreigners are Iranian citizens, 21 Georgia, 5 Russia, 1 Afghanistan, 1 Uzbekistan and 1 Kazakhstan. Ant the gross number of people instituted to the proceedings for such crime is 1076.
For the same period, 1410 criminal facts were noted in the territory of Azerbaijan. And 484 out of them are related with the sale. From the separate persons it was revealed 755 gram narcotic means, as well as 13 kg 725 gr. heroin, more than 12 kg opium, 56 kg 813 gr. hashish, 72 kg 922 gr. marihuana, 7 kg 880 gr. macaw, 0.53 gr. methadone, 10.8 gr. vinegar anhydride, 422 tablets, told Aliyev.