The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine for 2009 blocked 278 international sales channels of drugs. About it on a press - conferences were reported by the head of the department of fight against a drug trafficking of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Nikolay Andreyev, the correspondent of RBC - Ukraine reports.
He noted that within a year 40 narcogroups were liquidated, 7,2 thousand people distributing drugs are exposed, arrested property and funds of criminals for the sum of 87,8 million UAH. Also he added that from illicit trafficking is withdrawn the narcotic substances which cost in "the black market" makes 1,075 billion UAH
At the same time, he noted that courts often loyally treat narcocriminals, in particular in one of the western areas the court refused to arrest persons who are suspected of sale of drugs, having elected him a measure of restraint recognizance not to leave. And in Dnepropetrovsk members of criminal group only on the third excited against them criminal case received real imprisonment terms of 10 years of imprisonment.
"The first two criminal cases came to an end for them with the conclusion for 5-6 years with a delay of execution of a sentence also for 5-6 years. And only under pressure of the public and mass media they received real punishment", - he told.