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YEKATERINBURG, July 27 (Itar-Tass) —— Eleven kilograms of drugs, including three kilograms of heroin and 8.5 kilograms of hashish, were confiscated from drug couriers in Yekaterinburg, ITAR-TASS learnt at the press service of the Department of the Russian Federal Drug Control Service for the Sverdlovsk Region.
In the evening on July 26, drug police stopped a Toyota car for a check and found 13 briquettes covered by Scotch Tape in it. “As a chemical analysis showed later on, four briquettes contained heroin weighing 2.9 kilograms, and the rest of them - - hashish weighing more than 8.5 kilograms. Besides, 2,600 dollars were found in the car,” a representative of the press service said.
Criminal proceedings were instituted against the drug couriers-citizens of Russia and Tajikistan. According to the Russian law, the criminals face from 8 to 20 years of imprisonment with a fine of up to one million rubles.