8 suspects arrested in Turkey anti-drug operations

Anti-narcotics operations have been carried out in Aydin, Sakarya, Tekirdag, Sivas, Adiyaman provinces

8 suspects arrested in Turkey anti-drug operations

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least eight suspects have been arrested during anti-narcotics operations across Turkey, security sources said on Thursday.

In southwestern Aydin province, two suspects were arrested during an operation using a sniffer dog. The suspects were later remanded in custody for producing and trading drugs.

Two kilograms (4.4 pounds) of marijuana, 10 grams of methamphetamine and a gun with seven bullets were seized during the operation.

In another operation in northwestern Sakarya province, a total of 1,001 ecstasy pills, a gun and eight cartridges were seized; a suspect was also remanded in custody.

In northwestern Tekirdag, two more suspects were arrested after police found over one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of drugs inside a parked car.

In Sivas, a central Anatolian province, 45 grams of bonsai was found inside the shoes of a driver of a car.

Separately, in southeastern Adiyaman province operation, two suspects were arrested and around 1.5 kilograms (3.3 pounds) of powdered marijuana was seized. The suspects were later remanded in custody by an Adiyaman court.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 15 Mart 2018, 16:22