Border police detain two foreigners with over 5 kg of heroin at Bulgarian Kalotina border checkpoint

On June 18, 2022, at 7 pm, a BMW car with two foreign nationals arrived at the exit point. Border guards selected the car for an X-ray, which revealed hidden packages in the area of ​​the rear bumper, sills and under the gearbox.

A thorough customs check was carried out with an investigating border police officer, during which 12 packages of a substance responsive to heroin were found in the factory cavities of the car – with a total weight of 5,653 kilograms.

The foreign citizens and the car were detained, the prosecutor’s office was informed. Pre-trial proceedings have been instituted at the Kalotina Police Department.