DUSHANBE , February 14, Asia-Plus - More than eleven kilograms of heroin were intercepted in the northern province of Sughd Monday [February 13].    

According to information from the Interior Ministry department for combating drug trafficking (drug police) drug police officers found the drugs when they were searching a car “Opal” at the Khujand airport.  

The car driver, resident of Kulob Ziyovuddin Yusupov, and his passenger, resident of Khujand Bahodur Tursunov, were arrested and investigation is under way.