Officers of the Main Division for the Fight against Illegal Drug Circulation under the Central Criminal Police Department of the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) and the General Prosecutor’s Office detained 11 drug dealers as a result of jointly held operative and investigative activities in Tbilisi, Ponichala settlement and Marneuli, APA's bureau in Georgia reports citing Georgian MIA.
The detainees are charged with illegal purchase, possession and sale of drugs in especially large quantities by a group committed with a prior agreement.
The committed crime envisages from 8 to 20 years or life imprisonment.
The investigation established that detainees sold drugs on a regular basis.
Based on the judge's decision, the law enforcers covertly purchased "Heroin" drug from the detained persons and audio-video taped the process.
During the personal search and search activities held in residential houses, the police seized drugs prepared and ready for sale, namely 45 packages of "heroin" and cash.
The investigation is in progress on the fact of illegal purchase, possession and sale of drugs in especially large quantities by a group committed with a prior agreement under Article 260 of the Criminal Code of Georgia.