The number of migrant drug dealers has increased in the Tyumen region

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In the Tyumen region, the number of drug crimes committed by migrants has increased. The regional prosecutor’s office reported this to URA.RU. 4.2 kg of drugs were seized from 42 foreigners over eight months.

“Over the 8 months of this year in the region, out of 2,221 registered crimes, 154 were committed by 42 foreign citizens; during operational and investigative actions, 4.2 kilograms of narcotic drugs were seized from these persons. In the same period last year, 36 foreigners committed 80 crimes related to the illegal trafficking of prohibited substances, and 4.4 kilograms of drugs were seized from them,” the prosecutor’s office reported.

It is noted that about 97% of crimes committed by foreigners are related to drug sales. The department added that criminal cases involving 108 offenses have been sent to court.


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