Two detained for online drug trafficking in Tbilisi

The detainees are members of a criminal group, police say. Photo: Interior Ministry press office., 13 Apr 2019 - 11:18, Tbilisi,Georgia

Two individuals have been detained in Tbilisi for online drug trafficking, the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported earlier today.

One of the detainees was identified as the leader of a criminal group.

Members of the group stored different drugs for sale in a rented apartment, placed them at different spots in the capital city and contacted clients through the internet.

After the reception of the transfer, clients were informed about the location of their drug purchases. 

The crime is punishable by seven to 14 years in prison.

Police say that other members of the criminal group have also been identified.