The capital police disclosed this morning, a criminal group specializing in growing and cultivation of hemp. Several searches were carried out at the residencies of the members of the criminal group.
The activity of the individuals involved in the criminal group was monitored for about two months. The collected evidence proved that the criminal group includes seven members aged between 20 and 30 years old, originating from the south side of the country and from Chisinau.
According to a press release issued by the Chisinau Police Directorate, the police initially discovered the clandestine deposit of one of the members, where a special machine designed for cultivation and growing hemp, hemp seeds, chemicals and different accessories brought into the country by smuggling were discovered.
After the searches carried out at their residencies, the specialized equipment for preparing narcotic substances, cultivated hemp and some other conclusive evidence with a total value of 2 million lei were taken.
The suspects were detained for a period of 72 hours in the detention of the Chişinău Police Department. They are currently investigated at large according the Court’s decision. They are facing a punished by imprisonment from 2 to 5 years.