24 March 2016, Thursday, 10:07
UFA, 24 March 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Arthur Basyrov/. The Federal Drug Control Service in Bashkortostan provided Bashinform News Agency with footage of detention of large drug ring members. A criminal case in relation to the criminal community was submitted to the Supreme Court of the Republic. 54 its participants will be in the dock. The department reports that the group consisted of four divisions, which were operated in more than 30 regions of Russia.
According to investigators, from March to December 2014 members of the ring have committed more than 60 crimes related to the supply and marketing of large wholesale quantities of drugs. Also, they legalized the cash means in excess of 22.5 million rubles. More than 33 kg of highly concentrated synthetic drugs were withdrawn from illegal circulation.
"Among the members of the group there were both men and women. The average age of the members was 20-30 years, but there were those who were over 40 years old", said the deputy head of the department – the Chief of the Investigation Service of the Federal Drug Control Service in the republic Alexander Elinson.
The investigators established organizers of drug trafficking, which are currently hiding out in the territory of Ukraine. They are put on the international wanted list.