Chisinau Investigation Police Department found in the garden of a man, aged 26, residing in Sangera, a true hemp plantation, nurtured for marketing purposes.
Police actions took place as part of special investigations, having obtained conclusive information in this respect. The man admitted that he had grown hemp plants in order to process them and sell.
Task force of the Police Inspectorate of Botanica arrived on the site to initiate a criminal case. At the same time, they pulled out all the hemp plants, which were transported to the forensic center for technical and legal expertise.
In this context, the police have initiated further research to identify other accomplices. According to the criminal legislation in force, persons, suspected of committing such crimes, shall be punished by a fine of 12 000 to 18 000 lei, or imprisonment of up to 2 years.