Heroin was withdrawn in April, 2007 as a result of joint Germany with intelligence services, the USA and Turkey the international operation on liquidation of the criminal narcogroup which has adjusted the channel of transit movement of heroin through the territory of Ukraine. Militiamen found drug traffic channels, liquidated drug labs. It was established that citizens of Turkey, Germany, Great Britain and Poland who produced mix of narcotic substances in the territory of Ukraine were a part of group, packaged it in briquettes and organized sale to countries of Western Europe. About it reports a press - service SBU of Ukraine.
In the furnace were liable to destruction and 3,5 kg of heroin kontrabandno delivered from Russia, and withdrawn by the staff of SBU. The drug trafficker was detained in October, 2007 at the international check point "Dovzhansky" (Luhansk region) during illicit movement of heroin on the territory of our state in an empty automobile gas cylinder. The leader of this criminal organization and his accomplice are detained in the Nikolaev area. In July of last year the organizer was sentenced to 9 years of imprisonment, and two his accomplices - by 8 years of imprisonment with property confiscation.
Burning of drugs happened in the presence of representatives of mass media and the staff of diplomatic institutions of the USA, Turkey, Great Britain, Germany, Poland - the countries, in partnership with which intelligence services of SBU withdrew drugs and liquidated the international criminal organizations.
According to SBU, in 2007-2008 bodies of SBU withdrew more than 700 kg of heroin and 47,6 kg of cocaine. This year 1,6 kg of cocaine, 7 kg of hashish and more than 13 kg of psychotropic substances are already withdrawn 1,1 kg of heroin.