In Mari El, police officers confiscated from a 52-year-old local woman more than 450 bushes of narcotic poppy, which she grew for personal use.
As the employees of the investigative unit of the Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Republic of Mari El found out, a 52-year-old woman living in the Medvedevsky District bought poppy seeds in the spring and planted them on her garden plot. She took care of the plants, made a drug out of them and used it herself.
Employees of the drug control department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Republic of Mari El found 451 poppy bush on the site.
A criminal case has been initiated on the grounds of a crime under part 2 of Article 231 of the Criminal Code (illegal cultivation of plants containing narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances, or their precursors on an especially large scale), the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Republic of Mari El reports.
Recall recently MK in Mari El said that shoplifters will appear before the court in the republic.