Turkish pop star detained in drug operation

Superstar Tarkan was detained by narcotic teams on charges of using cocaine.

Turkish pop star detained in drug operation

In an operation conducted in Istanbul, narcotic teams detained several individuals, including Turkish pop singer Tarkan, for using illegal drugs on late Thursday.

Among those detained are important figures from the art and magazine world.

A full scale investigation is underway in Istanbul.

Tarkan Tevetoglu (born 17 October 1972 in Alzey, Germany), popularly known as Tarkan, is a World Music award winning German-born Turkish pop singer. He was born in Germany and raised in Turkey. Tarkan has been nicknamed the "Prince of Pop" by the media.

Superstar Tarkan was detained by narcotic teams on charges of using cocaine. 14 other people were also detained in connection with the illicit drugs.

Agencies

Last Mod: 26 Şubat 2010, 14:55
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