HomeDigestsDigest 2013Drug crimeMore than 20 kilograms of drugs were trying to smuggle in prisons of the country this year

More than 20 kilograms of drugs were trying to smuggle in prisons of the country this year

More than six months of this year - from January to July 4 - prisons' employees seized 21 kilograms of various drugs, those were tried to pass to prisoners by their relatives, the press service of the Committee of the correctional system reported. All relatives and friends of the prisoners, who were detained with drugs, were prosecuted. The total number of such cases is 38. This is more than last year six months, for similar cases were 26. Another 275 Kazakhstani fined three and a half thousand tenge that tried to bring to the prisons alcohol, money and cell phones.