Police detain one for possession, sale of heroin in large quantities via social media

The man was detained earlier this week. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge. 

Agenda.ge, 12 Feb 2021 - 12:15, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian police have detained one individual in Georgia’s coastal city of Batumi for the possession and sale of heroin in large quantities with the use of social media and Internet applications. 

Police have confiscated seven packages of heroin from the detainee’s flat. 

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

The detainee is a 30-year-old Georgian citizen.