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[18.06.2OO2] Two and a half kilograms of heroin seized in southern region

The police department of the southern Osh Province announced on 18 June that they detained on 17 June local resident Bahram Ergashev with 2,410 grams of heroin. It was hidden in his Volga-21 car and was brought from neighboring Tajikistan. According to the authorities, 148,290 grams of heroin were seized in 157 cases in the province in the first five months of 2002.
RFE/RL Kyrgyz News, June 18, 2002

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