This morning at around 08.15, at the entry in the country at BCP Leuşeni, the border police officers and customs inspectors underwent an additional control a coach Scania Century model with trailer, both registred in the Republic of Moldova. The transport unit travelled from Portugal to Republic of Moldova, having on board three drivers and 18 passengers.
Based on indicators of risk analysis the transport unit has been scanned with non-destructive X-Ray device. As a result of the removal of images, appeared some suspicious regarding the contents of baggage. In this regard, joint inspection team, consisting of border police officers and customs inspectors ordered a thorough physical check.
Thus, within the salon shelves designed for hand baggage, between the seats 27 to 28, was found a packet of white polyethylene. Furthermore, it was located in a computer bag in which were crammed drugs. A quantity of briquettes, of rectangular form, supposedly to be hashish, weighing 10.5 kg, which was seized and transmitted to expertise.
Based on the respective case was started a criminal case under Art. 248, paragraph 5 lit. b and d, of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Moldova. More details will come back after finishing the investigation.