Police detain 7 drug dealers in 2 weeks

Police have detained 93 drug dealers since January 1, 2018. Photo: Interior Ministry press office. Photo: Interior Ministry press office.

Agenda.ge, 26 Nov 2018 - 18:07, Tbilisi,Georgia

The Georgian Interior Ministry reports it has detained seven drug dealers over the course of the past two weeks.

The ministry stated today that the individuals were detained in the Ponichala district of Tbilisi,  Gardabani, Kaspi and Marneuli regions of eastern Georgia.

13 packages of heroin have been seized. A weapon was also seized from the house of one of the detainees,” the ministry reported.

The detainees face 8-20 years in prison or a life sentence.

The ministry says that since 1 January 2018 93 drug dealers have been detained.

In the reported period police seized:

  • 33 kg heroin.
  • 11,000 pills of subutex.
  • 3 kg MDMA
  • 1.5 kg different psychotropic drugs.