YEREVAN. – The State Revenue Committee (SRC) of Armenia has prevented an attempt to smuggle in narcotic-like substances from Iran to Armenia, the SRC information and public relations division informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
Accordingly, the SRC officers at Armenia’s Agarak checkpoint on the border with Iran recently found 102.09 grams of a methamphetamine-like substance under the seat of an Iranian citizen who had arrived from Iran at Armenia’s Meghri border crossing point, and on a bus.
The inspection also detected 29.08 grams of a heroin-like substance.
Furthermore, the SRC officers discovered at this hiding place 53 unlabeled pills, which, according to this Iranian national, were methadone.
A criminal case has been opened into this incident.
The said Iranian citizen has been arrested.