Latvia SRS makes record hashish bust

  • 2011-09-09
  • TBT Staff

RIGA -- Latvia's State Revenue Service has made a record hashish bust, intercepting 80 kilograms of the substance as it was brought into the country from Russia.

The hashish has an estimated street value of around 280,000 lats.

SRS officials found the hashish in a hidden compartment withing an Audi driven by a Russian citizen whose name was given as "Mikhail B." (born 1977).