The Minister of Internal Affairs Yury Lutsenko repeatedly declared: "In Ukraine there was very difficult situation with a drug addiction. Today in Ukraine by official estimates of 173 thousand citizens are drug addicts, and even among country people this figure exceeds 40 thousand people. If frankly to speak, all of us perfectly understand that this figure is only an iceberg top. These facts allow to be enriched drug mafias on a human grief. Fight against a drug mafia, is one of priority activities of the Ministry of Internal Affairs".
And here, last week, on Thursday June 12, in the Nikolaev area, the staff of Management on fight against organized crime carried out special operation during which 7 members of an organized criminal group from whom very large consignment of narcotic substances is withdrawn are detained.
Special operation was carried out at the same time in two regions of the Nikolaev area - to Kazankovskom and Bereznegovatsk.
As well as it is necessary, at first expeditious purchase of narcotic substances was carried out. In пгт 100 ml were bought Bereznegovatoye from the jobless local, 1981 year of birth for 3 thousand UAH. acetylated opium. And near Lyubomirovk's village, the Kazankovsky area, expeditious purchase of 1000 ml was carried out. acetylated opium for the sum of 20 thousand UAH, two inhabitants have villages Housewarming.
After that militiamen carried out the authorized searches in a residence of suspects during whom the drug lab was found.
As a result, employees the Organized Crime Control Department withdrew record amount of narcotic substances.
It was in total withdrawn: 1,1 liter of acetylated opium, 60 kg of a concentrate of opium, 5 thousand bushes of opium poppy, 328 bushes of marihuana and 260 tablets "T — Fedrina".
All withdrawn in "the black market" is estimated more than at 2,5 million UAH
As there was information that members of an organized criminal group are armed, fighters of OBR "Falcon" took part in special operation.
As during the subsequent search firearms and ammunition to it were withdrawn.
According to information from reliable sources it became known that this time is foreseen a number of actions for identification and detention of the persons involved in this organized criminal group.