Drugs, weapons smuggling network discovered in Moldova
Moldovan police officers discovered illegal drugs and weapons at home of a 35-year-old man living in southern Moldova. According to police, the man is involved in illicit traffic of narcotics, weapons and munitions.
After a thorough search, the policemen identified more than 100 plants of cannabis, 400 grams of heroin, as well as more than 14 cartridges of diverse dimensions.
A penal account has been launched. The investigation will prove the origin of the weapons and munitions, as well as it will identify and detain the cohorts.
A year ago the Moldovan police arrested a six-member group allegedly smugglers of uranium. The group was negotiating the sale of uranium to third parties. The Moldovan authorities suggested then that the material would have come from Russia. The uranium quantity was enough to build a nuclear bomb.
In 2010 another group was caught selling slightly radioactive uranium in Moldova.
Moldova’s reputation of weapon and drug smuggling comes from its breakaway region of Transnistria. The region is out of control from the Moldovan administration and is massively influenced by Russia. Transnistria became a transit enclave for traffickers.Moldova.ORG