DUSHANBE , January 11, Asia-Plus - Officers of the Interior Ministry’s department for combating drug trafficking  (drug police) and the Tajik transportation police have warded off an attempt of transporting drugs to the Russian Federation .

According to information from the Tajik drug police, four kilograms of drugs were seized at the Dushanbe railway station on Tuesday, January 10.  When inspecting passengers of the Dushanbe-Astrakhan train police officers detained the 24-year-old Manuchehr Otabaoyev and the 20-year-old Sultonali Rahmonov.  Four kilograms of drugs were confiscated from.     

In the separate case, on January 9, officers of the Sughd transportation police directorate detained Mahmadrasul Nurzodayev and Davlat Nazarov at the railway station in the northern city of Khujand .  More than two kilograms of drugs were confiscated from them.