January 18, 2014 | 18:41
YEREVAN. – Armenia’s National Security Service reported details about a major drug smuggling case.
One of the organizers, 40-year-old citizen of Turkey Osman Ugurlu, was detained in Yerevan on Saturday. The investigators discovered that a drug cache was made in the territory of Turkey with the participation of Ugurlu to be put into a truck in order to transport drugs from Iran to Georgia via Armenia.
As reported earlier, the truck with drugs heading to Georgia was found on January 17 at Meghri customs point on the border with Iran. During the inspection, border guards found 927 kilograms of heroin. he truck driver, 61 -year-old Georgian citizen Avtandil Martiashvili was detained.