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57 kg of amphetamine found in car

by | Jul 23, 2015
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TBILISI, DFWatch–The Interior Ministry in Georgia seized more than 57 kg of amphetamine on Tuesday. The drugs were found in the car of a man who attempted to cross the border with Armenia at Sadakhlo.

As the police checked the Toyota Land Cruiser, they found 96,460 liters of liquid, which contained 57.24 kilograms of amphetamine and 227 grams of methamphetamine.

The suspect, an Armenian citizen, was detained.

Employees of the Interior Ministry’s anti-corruption agency worked together with the Revenue Service’s customs department.

The case is investigated as illegal purchase, possession and attempt to bring a large amount of drugs into Georgia.

Amphetamine is central nervous system stimulant. Methamphetamine is a recreational drug, a stronger central nervous system stimulant.

On Monday, 7 kilos of cocaine was found in the luggage of a man at the Sarpi border crossing on the border with Turkey.



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