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More than 113 kg of narcotic and potent substances seized in Penza region in six months

16:04 | 21.07.2021 | Crime

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Penza, 21 July 2021. PenzaNews. 113.3 kg of narcotic and potent substances were seized from illegal traffic in Penza region in the first half of 2021. This is evidenced by data from the regional directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia on the operational situation for January-June this year.

More than 113 kg of narcotic and potent substances seized in Penza region in six months

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As the police says, in the first six months of this year 347 cases of drug sales were registered, which is 10.6% less than during the same period in 2020.

According to data posted on the portal of legal statistics of the General Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation, in January-June 2021 a total of 660 crimes related to illicit drug trafficking were registered in Penza region. This is 2.4% less than in the first half of 2020.

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