DUSHANBE, January 6, Asia-Plus  -- A group of drug addicts numbering 10 people were detained in Dushanbe on Thursday, January 5, according to information from the Interior Ministry.

Khudoinazar Asoyev, a spokesman for the interior ministry, has told Asia-Plus all the detained persons were in a state of intoxication.  When searching them police officers confiscated 700 grams of heroin from them.  “Criminal investigation were instituted against them,” the interior ministry spokesman said.