The SBI has exposed and stopped the activities of the interregional drug distribution channel


The employees of the SBI with the assistance of the National Police of Ukraine served notifications of suspicion to the three members of the criminal group, who had been selling drugs in several regions of Ukraine.

The group was headed by a resident of Dnipropetrovsk region, who involved a resident of Lviv region and his acquaintance from Dnipropetrovsk region in illegal activities.

Methadone, cannabis, PVP and methamphetamine were sent to "clients" by mail in Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk and Lviv regions.

The SBI employees have detained the criminals. During the searches, 88 zip bags with narcotic drugs, cash, bank cards and ammunition were found.

Three members of the group were served notifications of suspicion of illegal acquisition, storage, forwarding for the purpose of sale, as well as illegal sale of narcotic drugs, committed repeatedly by an organized group (Part 3 of Article 307 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

A preventive measure in the form of detention without the possibility of bail were chosen to the two detained suspects.

The sanction of the Article provides for imprisonment for up to 12 years with confiscation of property.

The procedural guidance is provided by the Donetsk specialized prosecutor's office in the field of defense of the Eastern region.