Operatives of the National Police Department for countering drug-related crimes have detained two people who were trafficking drugs in Kiev.

The investigators seized from a previously convicted 29-year-old man and his 22-year-old accomplice more than 500 grams of amphetamine, about 5 kg of marijuana, 10 grams of methadone tablets and the drug used in substitution therapy for drug addicts, reported the press service of the National Police.

The drugs were packaged and intended for traffic in the capital.

In the "black" drug market such "goods" cost more than UAH 600 thousand. The traffickers can face up to 10 years imprisonment with confiscation of property under Section 307 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

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