SBU neutralized large drug cartels in Kyiv and Cherkasy region

18:00 25 October Kyiv, Ukraine

In Kyiv, SBU officers discovered an underground warehouse where more than 4 tons of precursors were stored. This was reported by the press service of the SBU.

It is reported that the organizers of the drug business received monthly income of more than UAH 2 million..

In Kyiv, the SBU liquidated a scheme for the smuggling of potent substances that are used to produce synthetic drugs.
"During the searches, the attackers found more than 4 tons of precursors stored on the territory of commercial warehouses. The value of the seized on the black market is about $ 1 million. It was established that the director of the capital's pharmaceutical company was involved in organizing criminal activities. It was he who set up the "import" of diphenhydramine analogues from East Asian countries under the guise of components for the manufacture of cosmetics.
In the Cherkasy region, the Security Service neutralized a criminal organization that created an inter-regional network for the mass sale of amphetamine, A-PVP and mephedrone. Eight intruders were notified of suspicion of committing especially serious crimes.
"The leader and three active members of the drug group were detained at the beginning of this year during a special operation by the SBU. As a result of operational measures, law enforcement officers identified all persons involved in the drug business and documented their crimes. According to the investigation, they sold psychotropic drugs in Kyiv, Cherkasy, Donetsk, Odessa, Poltava and Vinnitsa regions," the SBU reported.