Department of Public Relation's press release
December 20, 2016
State Security Service, State Border Service and State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan have launched a joint operation in order to prevent smuggling of large amount of gold and jewelry products out of the country.
On December 18, 2016, suspects, the citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan - F.Allahverdiyev, F.Mammadov, A.Rahimov, E.Huseynov and E.Seyidov were detained at customs checkpoint of Bilasuvar customs department, attempting to smuggle out of country gold bullions and other products with 2.145 kg total weight.
Investigative-operational measures are continued.