FSB stopped the work of an underground drug laboratory in Primorsky Krai

wikipedia.org/RIA Novosti archive, image #846846 / Andrey Stenin / CC-BY-SA 3.0
wikipedia.org/RIA Novosti archive, image #846846 / Andrey Stenin / CC-BY-SA 3.0

The clandestine laboratory was engaged in the production of potent synthetic drugs. It was located on the territory of one of the private houses in the Primorsky Territory.

The officers of the regional department of the FSB of Russia were engaged in the detention of the malefactors. In the room, law enforcement officers found more than 200 kilograms of narcotic substances ready for sale.

“At the time of the manufacture of a batch of narcotic drugs, FSB officers detained two members of a criminal group. More than 200 kg of synthetic narcotic drugs ready for sale, a significant number of harvested precursors were found and seized,” the ministry said.

Equipment for the production of at least 400 kilograms of drugs was seized on the spot. The arrested have already given confessions, a criminal case has been initiated against them under Part 5 of Art. 228.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Illegal production, sale or transfer of narcotic drugs on an especially large scale”).

Another drug laboratory was previously identified on the territory of Karelia. The Petersburger, together with two accomplices, was engaged in illegal activities in rented housing.


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