During searches, the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) seized psychotropic substances worth 20 million hryvnias.
Employees of the Main Directorate for Combating Corruption and Organized Crime of the Security Service of Ukraine together with the police stopped the activity of the largest psychotropic substance drug laboratory in the history of Ukraine which was located in a private house on Osokorki in Kiev. In addition to the laboratory, the house also included an illegal online store through which these psychotropic were sold.
According to the SSU, the organizers have established the manufacture and sale of psychotropic substances on a large scale in Ukraine and abroad. During searches in a private house, law enforcement officers seized equipment for the manufacture of drugs, more than 10 kg of psychotropic substance alpha PVP, 5 kg of mephedrone and more than 5 kg of amphetamine. The total value of psychotropic substances found and seized at black market prices exceeds 20 million UAH.
“Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine found that the indicated house was used, in addition to the laboratory, as a warehouse for an illegal online store selling psychotropic substances, through which the sale of drugs was carried out. The web resource was located in the hidden network of Internet connections Darknet,” noted the Security Service of Ukraine.
Three members of the drug group are now detained.