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"Opium", hidden as chocolate bar, was disclosed
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The State Customs Committee's department of Combating smuggling and Customs Law in cooperation with the State Security Service employees interrupted drug trafficking through Tashkent International Airport.

A citizen Z.Q. arriving from abroad to Tashkent International Airport were stopped at the "green" corridor and customs control was carried out in the prescribed manner with participation of witnesses.

As a result, it was found out that there were suspicious substances which has dark brown colour, sharp odor, placed in a box of chocolate packed in 34 colorless packages.

According to the expertise, it was confirmed that the substance obtained from this citizen as material evidence was 200.75 grams of opiate drugs.

Currently investigative actions are underway with the relevant articles of the Criminal Code.

25.03.2019

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