Amount of initiated criminal proceedings regarding illegal narcotics and psychotropic substances transfer cross the EAEU border was increased by 4 times
Gomel customs initiated 33 criminal proceedings regarding illegal trafficking and transfer of narcotics, psychotropic substances, their precursors and analogues cross the customs border of Eurasian Economic Union and State border of the Republic of Belarus. This index was increased by 3,6 times in comparison with the same index of last year.
During 6 months of 2019 Gomel customs detected 81 facts of illicit narcotics and psychotropic substances transfer cross the EAEU border. 9 facts were detected in cooperation with other law enforcement borders.
During the first half of 2019 1,5 kilogram of narcotics and psychotropic substances was seized from illegal trafficking.
Illegal transfer of medical products containing narcotics and psychotropic substances cross the EAEU border should be separately admitted. Transfer of such substances may be implemented just medically indicated and with supporting medical documents with indication of good’s name and amount (patient medical documentation report, medical prescription (prescription copy)), verified according to the established order:
- narcotic substances in amount, don’t exceed week limit;
- psychotropic substances, their precursors not more than 90 single doses.
Also such substances should be declared in a passenger customs declaration.
By the way during 6 month of 2019 more than 1000 units of medicals products containing psychotropic substances were seized from illicit trafficking.
In more detail you can know about the order of medical products containing narcotics and psychotropic substances transfer cross the EAEU border on the section “Actually” of the single Internet Portal of the customs authorities of the Republic of Belarus.