Czech arrested for drugs smuggling in Bulgaria

The Czech consulate in Sofia, Bulgaria has confirmed the arrest of a Czech national who was caught smuggling 1,5 kilograms of heroin out the country. The man was reportedly on his way out of the country through the Vidin border crossing when customs officials searched his car and found the loot. It is not clear if the arrest was part of a bigger operation. Bulgaria is on the main drugs supply route from the Middle East to Europe and one of its smaller branches lead to through the Czech Republic.