The Romanian authorities confiscated the largest in the history of Eastern Europe of heroin, the amount of which was 333 pounds, reported on Wednesday, citing the Department on fight with organized crime and crime (DIICOT) Romania.
According to the messenger DIICOT Daniel Horodniceanu (Daniel Horodniceanu), the customs service intercepted a shipment of heroin on Tuesday when you try its transportation across the border with Hungary in the County of satu Mare.
Authorized local authorities called party seized narcotic substances the largest ever seized in Eastern Europe. Until now was considered as the largest party in 256 pounds, caught in 2005.
The Romanian authorities believe that the drugs were brought to Romania from Afghanistan via Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia and Ukraine, and then had to be imported to Western Europe. Police suspect in the smuggling of drugs criminal crowd, which was composed of citizens of Romania and Turkey.