More than 200 million people in the world have drug addiction. The use of drugs conducts to prompt distribution of HIV/AIDS and other dangerous diseases. In addition there is a direct link between drugs and rise in crime and violence therefore law enforcement agencies continue to be engaged in identification of illicit trafficking in narcotic substances, in particular and in the Nikolaev area.
So, on January 23 in the village Free the Bashtansky region of the Nikolaev area during carrying out the authorized search in the house of the unemployed 28 - the summer local the staff of department of fight against a drug trafficking of the Bashtansky District Department of Internal Affairs revealed and withdrew 3,5 kg of marihuana.
And on January 24 in Shevchenkovo Zhovtnevogo's village of the region of the Nikolaev area in the house of the unemployed 40 - the summer local nearly 1,5 kg of marihuana were revealed and withdrawn.
At present concerning all these citizens criminal cases according to Art. 309 of UK of Ukraine "Storage of narcotic substances without sales objective" which prescribes punishment in the form of imprisonment from 3-x to 6-ти years are brought.
Approximately the total cost of the withdrawn drugs in "the black market" makes today about 110 thousand UAH
Also we will remind that at the beginning of this month, on January 3, militiamen exposed an organized criminal group which for two years was engaged in cultivation, production and distribution of narcotic substances (marihuana) in the territory of the Nikolaev area.