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5 Afghans arrested with drugs in Dushanbe

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5 Afghans arrested with drugs in Dushanbe

Aug 13, 2015 - 13:33

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Employees of the Customs Service under the government of Tajikistan claimed detaining five citizens of Afghanistaninfo-icon and a resident of Dushanbe with drugs in large quantities, media reports on Thursday.

Quoting the press service of the Customs Service, AKIpress reports that 83 kilograms and 548 g of hashish were seized from the car of the detainees during the first search operation.

In this regard, four citizens of Afghanistan were detained, who were residing in the border areas of Afghanistan and Tajikistan.

During the second operation, the citizens of Dushanbe and Afghanistan were detained for illegal drug trafficking, too. As a result of checking their car, 48 kg 620 g of hashish were seized.

The criminal probes were launched in both cases. Materials on the cases were transferred to the prosecution authorities for further investigation.

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