2 Nigerians arrested for carrying cocaine at Istanbul Atatürk Airport
The incident occurred on March 7.
The Anti-Narcotic Crime Branch teams of the Istanbul Police Department searched the suitcases and bags of the suspects, who arrived at the Istanbul Atatürk Airport from Brazil’s Sao Paulo on March 7, said Anadolu Agency on April 8.
As a result of the search, nearly 8 kilograms of cocaine, which was hidden in chocolate and shower gel packets, was found, the agency said.
The market value of the drug seized in operation is 2 million Turkish Liras (around $352,000).