The South Asian Times

18 September 2019 01:30 AM

Police seize 90kg of cocaine in Russia's St. Petersburg


St. Petersburg, May 14: Russia's interior ministry has confirmed the seizure of 90kg of cocaine in a large-scale drug bust in the Russian city of St. Petersburg on Thursday.

Two Turkish citizens and two residents of Russia's Leningrad Oblast have reportedly been detained in connection with the seizure, Xinhua news agency reported.

The value of the seized cocaine is estimated at around 200 million rubles ($4 million).

The operation was conducted by the interior ministry in conjunction with local police and customs officials as well as Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB).

Update: 14 May, 2015