Two Iranian citizens sentenced to 16 years in jail for drug offence

The detainees illegally purchased the drugs and brought them in Georgia. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 06 May 2019 - 17:51, Tbilisi,Georgia

Rustavi City Court has sentenced two Iranian citizens to 16 years in jail for the smuggling and possession of narcotics in especially large quantities into Georgia. 

The police report the detainees brought the drugs into Georgia by means of hiding them in their body cavities on December 4, 2018. 

Law enforcers arrested both of them on the same day in Rustavi. They had been in pretrial detention since then.