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Narcotic drugs in particularly large amount smuggled to Armenia; charge pressed against 7 people (Photos)

26.02.2018 14:47

In the framework of the criminal case investigated in the Investigative Division of Erebuni and Nubarashen administrative districts of Yerevan Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee charge was pressed against 7 people for illegal turnover of narcotic drugs in particularly large amount.

It was earlier informed that in the result of investigatory and operative-intelligence actions of great volume conducted in the framework of the criminal case on illegal turnover of narcotic drugs investigated in the RA IC Investigative Division of Erebuni and Nubarashen administrative districts of Yerevan Investigative Department narcotic drugs in particularly large amount were found and confiscated, 7 people involved in illegal turnover of narcotic drugs were identified, the actions of each of them were clarified, charges were pressed.

Particularly, through preliminary investigation actual data were obtained on the allegation that narcotic drugs had been smuggled to Armenia from the Islamic Republic of Iran. The import of narcotic drugs had been organized by IRI citizens using several tricks – hiding it in household appliances imported to Armenia on buses, as well as in their bodies then took it to the flat hired in the RA. The narcotic drugs had been sold by RA citizens to several people.

On the base of the obtained sufficient evidence charge was pressed against 7 people three of which – IRI citizens, four – RA citizens.

Thus, charge was pressed against one of the 3 IRI citizens according to the Point 1 of the Part 4 of the Article 267.1 (2 counts) and the Point 2 of the Part 3 of the Article 266 of RA Criminal Code, charge was pressed against the other IRI citizen according to the Point 1 of the Part 4 of the Article 267.1 and the Point 2 of the Part 3 of the Article 266 of RA Criminal Code, charge was pressed against the third IRI citizen according to the Point 2 of the Part 3 of the Article 266 of RA Criminal Code. Detention was used as a pretrial measure against two of them.   

Charge was pressed against two of RA citizens according to the Point 2 of the Part 3 of the Article 266 of RA Criminal code, charge was pressed against the third RA Citizen according to the Point 2 of the Part 2 of the Article 266, Point 2 of the Part 3 of the Article 266 and the Part 1 of the Article 268 of RA Criminal Code, against the fourth RA citizen according to the Point 2 of the Part 2 of the Article 268 of RA Criminal Code. Detention was used as a pretrial measure against three of them.

In the framework of the criminal case searches were conducted in apartments of a number of people, in one of the night clubs operating in Kentron administrative district, in the order defined by law. As a result, narcotic drugs of different types in particularly large amount, including psychotropic substances, «Marijuana», as well as more than about 381 grams of «Methamphetamine» one gram of which is sold within 100.000 AMD in Armenia's «black market», were found and confiscated.

Considering that in the result of investigatory actions of great volume conducted by the Investigative Division of Erebuni and Nubarashen administrative districts sufficient evidence were obtained on smuggling narcotic drugs to Armenia the criminal case was sent to the Prosecution Office to determine the investigatory subordination.

Note; according to the appendix 1 of the RA Criminal Code more than 1.5 grams of «Methamphetamine» is drug in particularly large amount.

Note; Everyone charged with alleged crime offence shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law.

 

 


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