As a result of another search operation carried out by officers of the Drug Enforcement Department of the Absheron District Police Office, another person involved in drug trafficking was detained in Khirdalan.
The press service of the Interior Ministry told APA that Turan Aliyev, who was previously convicted of drug trafficking, was detained during the operation.
During the inspection of the bag in his hand, 1 kilogram 500 grams of heroin with high properties were found and confiscated.
As a result of the investigation, it was established that Turan Aliyev was involved in drug trafficking in Khirdalan.
He contacted one of the drug traffickers living abroad through social networks and received a large amount of heroin, which he sent to the country in the Absheron region.
Investigations into Turan Aliyev also revealed that he was involved in drug promotion among young people and teenagers in the city of Khirdalan.
The investigation is underway around Turan Aliyev, who was detained during the latest operations.
He was remanded in custody by a court decision.
Search operations are underway to prevent drug trafficking in the Absheron region and identify other members of the network, including these individuals.