Custom Officials in Azerbaijan Discover Over 20 grams of Hashish

Business Materials 22 February 2008 15:33 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 22 February / Trend / The custom officials of Bilasuvar region of Azerbaijan have detained an Azerbaijani citizen coming from Iran who attempted to carry drugs hidden in 44 Shahino brand chocolate bars produced in Iran.

According to the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan, he was suspected by custom officials who conducted a search of his luggage. The search revealed 20,124kg of hashish and 982 grams of raw opium.

An investigation is being conducted into the case.