Half a kilo of cocaine worth BGN 100, 000 has been seized at Kalotina
border checkpoint, the Interior Ministry`s press center informed.
A 60-year-old woman was arrested Monday night during a joint operation of the Chief Directorate for Combating Organized Crime and the Border Police.
O.L. was arrested in a bus, travelling from the Netherlands to Bulgaria via Belgium. The police officers found half a kilo of powder substance in a specially made belt, which was put in the woman`s underwear. The substance was tested and reacted to cocaine.
The joint operation was conducted against international drug trafficking.
Legal proceedings have been launched on the case. The woman was arrested for 24 hours. The investigation is underway.