Numerous plants containing drugs revealed in south of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 31 / trend News J. Babayeva /
Plants containing drugs were revealed and withdrawn south of Azerbaijan (320 kilometer from Baku) in Lerik region.
Employees of the State Border Service revealed 4,287 bushes of poppy in 1.5 hectare territory near Mistan village of Lerik region. Total weight of drugs is 1,280 kilogram, the State Border Service said on July 31.
According to information, revealed bushes were burned down in presence of employees of police department of Lerik region, municipal members, representatives of executive power and public.
Roughly 23,254 drugs users are registered in Azerbaijan. Roughly 1,243 people were convicted due to crimes with drugs within six months of 2009. Three convicted people are under 18, 98 people - from 18-25, 206 people - from 26-29 but 936 people are older than 30.
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