Two people from Hincesti, specializing in keeping large amounts of narcotic of "poppy straw" and other precursors, were identified by police. Men aged 35 and 42 years form Sarata galbena, were detained red-handed on 8 September 2016 when transporting dry plant mass.
Following the investigation at the scene, was found and taken a white bag that contained a yellow-brown substance, with specific odor, similar to dry poppy straw with the total qantity of 50 glasses .
Also, after the searches conducted at the homes of the suspects were found 45 bags in which were packed 105 cannabis plants and a bag of shredded plant mass similar to marijuana.
The men suspected were escorted to the Police Inspectorate of Hînceşti and district prosecutor's office initiated a criminal case on them for "illegal circulation of drugs, psychotropic substances or their analogues without the purpose of alienation".
If they are proven guilty, the men risk imprisonment up to 4 years, with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or to practice certain activities for a period of 2-5 years.
Police continues the special measures investigation and criminal prosecution, in order to establish and arrest other accomplices.