Clergy member was detained with marijuana in Issyk-Kul region. Regional Department of Internal Affairs reported.
According to it, officers of Issyk-Kul Drug Trafficking Control Department detained 47-year-old cleric Oktyabr M, in whose pocket they found and seized 185 grams of marijuana, wrapped in a cloth.
"The detainee was previously convicted of illegal possession of drugs and property theft," the police department of Issyk-Kul region said.
The criminal case under Article 246 (storage of narcotic substances without intent to sell) of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic was opened.
The detainee was placed in the detention center of the district police department. The investigation is underway.