Jail Guard Arrested for Smuggling Drugs into Sofia PrisonCrime | October 17, 2011, Monday // 15:32| views
Photo by Sofia Photo Agency
A member of the supervision and security staff at the Sofia Central Prison has been arrested on charges of smuggling drugs, mobile phones and SIM cards into the jail facility.
34-year-old K.H was arrested immediately after carrying the items into the detention facility, the Interior Ministry reported.
The arrest was carried out as part of a police operation codenamed "The Courier" staged by the Interior Ministry's Criminal Police General Directorate.
The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has initiated pre-trial proceedings.
A search of the offender yielded 50 grams of cannabis, 10 grams of heroine, 8 grams of amphetamine, 2 grams of cocaine, 63 grams of Rivotril, fifteen 200 ml bottles of alcohol, eleven cell phones, five SIM cards and a knife.
The items had been attached to his legs and his uniform with strips of adhesive tape.
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