The operation has been carried out against henchmen of Iranian drug lords in Azerbaijan, 36 were detained and 114 kilograms of drugs were removed from illegal circulation, APA reports citing the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Azerbaijan.
According to the information, members of an organized crime group who send large quantities of drugs from Iran to Azerbaijan under their “Punhan”, “Baba”, “Payman”, “Araz” and etc. conventional names and attract young people to drug couriers tempting promises on social networks, have been detained. A total of 36 people engaged in illegal activities were detained by the Main Drug Enforcement Department of MIA during a series of operations in the capital and regions in the last 20 days, and 114 kilograms of various narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, electronic scales, and 3 thousand units of ecstasy and methadone pills were removed from illegal circulation. We present operational footage of the detention of some patrons of the drug lords living in Iran, whose identities have not been determined by the investigation.
Along with the mentioned persons, additional 30 persons engaged in the sale and illegal circulation of drugs were detained and submitted to the investigation. Among them, brothers Panah Guliyev, Jeyhun Abdullayev, Anar Askerli, Kamran Nazarli, Khayal Khalilov, Kanan and Kamran Aslanov were among the main suppliers of drugs in the country.
Regarding the facts, criminal cases have been initiated under the relevant articles of the Criminal Code. Arrest measures have been chosen for those detained. Operational measures are being continued in the direction of arresting other members of the drug network in which these persons are a part, inside and outside the country.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs also announced the operation footage of the detention of some patrons of the drug lords living in Iran, whose identities have not been determined by the investigation.