Amount of initiated criminal proceedings was increased by 4 times
In region of Gomel customs amount of initiated criminal proceedings regarding illegal narcotics and psychotropic substances transfer cross the EAEU customs border and their storage was increased by 4 times.
From January till May the customs initiated 30 criminal proceedings regarding offences under Articles 328 and 328-1 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Belarus. During analogical period of 2018 the customs initiated 7 criminal proceedings under such articles.
From the beginning of the year Gomel customs stopped 72 facts of illicit narcotics and psychotropic substances transfer cross the EAEU border. 9 facts were stopped with cooperation with other law enforcement bodies (offences under Article 328 of the Criminal code of the Republic of Belarus).
From illegal trafficking the customs seizes more than 1,5 kilogram of narcotics and psychotropic substances, more than 850 units of medical products containing narcotics and psychotropic substances.