Police seize drugs in large quantities in Samegrelo region, arrests one [Video]

The operation ended up with the arrest of one individual. Photo: Capture from the video released by Interior Ministry.

Agenda.ge, 09 Aug 2019 - 18:01, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian police have seized a methadone substance in especially large quantities in the Georgian region of Samegrelo today.

The operation ended up with the arrest of one individual identified only as T.M. born in 1976.

The detainee faces from eight to twenty years or life in jail.

Georgian police also detained an Azerbaijani national identified only as G.H. (b. 1991) for illegal possession of drugs in large quantities on July 30.

The latest data of the Georgian Interior Ministry say that 77 individuals were charged with smuggling drugs into Georgia in between January and July 2019.