Detection of approximately 14 kilograms of a narcotic drug „skunk“

Sarajevo: SIPA apprehended one individual

Today (4/10/2017), within the operational action code-named “Sokol“, police officials of the State Investigation and Protection Agency (SIPA), apprehended one individual in the area of Sarajevo, due to grounds for suspicion of having committed a criminal offence of illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs.

Within the operation, aproximately 14 kilograms of herbaceous substance preliminary identified as a narcotic drug „skunk“ has been detected and seized.

The searches of premises at numerous locations are currenly being conducted, with the aim of detection and temporary seizure of assets that can be used as evidence in further proceedings.

The above-mentioned activities are carried out upon the orders of the Cantonal Court in Sarajevo and the Sarajevo Canton Prosecutor's Office, with the support of police officials of Sarajevo Canton MoI.

The apprehended individual will be brought to the SIPA premises for criminal processing, after which he will be, along with a report on committed criminal offence and perpetrators, handed over to the comeptent Prosecutor's Office for further proceedings.