Police seize large quantity of heroin in Kvemo Kartli

  • The Interior Ministry released a video showing the detention of an individual identified only as A.K. Photo: Interior Ministry press office

Agenda.ge, 11 Aug 2019 - 15:56, Tbilisi,Georgia

The Georgian Interior Ministry has detained a Georgian citizen for illegal purchase and possession of about 60gr of heroin in Kvemo Kartli region in the country's east. 

The Interior Ministry released a video showing the detention of an individual identified only as A.K.

 

The crime is punishable by eight to 20 years in prison or life imprisonment.

Photo: Interior Ministry press office

77 individuals were charged with smuggling drugs in Georgia in between January and July 2019, the  Interior Ministry reports.

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