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In the Saratov region has sentenced a participant in the group of drug dealers

The Engels district of the Saratov region has sentenced the member of the criminal group, which has seized prepared to sales of more than five kilograms of synthetic drugs, to nine and a half years in prison, said the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation.

The court found that from June 2018 to July 2019, the inhabitant of Engels performed a criminal group role of the wholesale zagladkina, distributing synthetic drugs in the city, creating hiding places-bookmarks and reporting their coordinates to potential buyers. He also gave drugs to another member of the group for the subsequent sale. The total mass cooked to the sale of drugs exceeded five kilograms.

In addition, for money laundering from drug sales, the defendant conducted a financial transaction in the amount of 3 million rubles. The prosecutors said that he was detained in July 2019 at the DPS office at the time of verification of documents, and then he told the whole scheme of drug distribution and made bookmarks.

"The court agreed with the opinion of the public Prosecutor, sentenced the inhabitant of Engels to nine years six months of imprisonment with serving punishment in a correctional colony of strict regime", - stated in the message.

The court found the man guilty under articles of the criminal code "Attempted sale of narcotic drugs committed by an organized group in large and especially large sizes" and "Legalization (laundering) of monetary funds in the large size".

The verdict has not yet entered into force and may be appealed.