Security forces launch ‘Turkey Security Peace-6’ inspection for ‘environment of confidence’
ANKARATurkish security forces launched simultaneous operations on the night of May 24 throughout the country under the name of the “Turkey Security Peace-6” Inspection to “ensure the continuity of an environment of confidence,” Doğan News Agency has reported.
The operations were conducted with the participation of 12,870 teams and 71,531 personnel from the Turkish police, Gendarmerie General Command, and Coast Guard Command.
Some 13 air vehicles, 82 marine vessels and 341 detector dogs reportedly assisted the operations.
Officers carried out inspections at 6,238 predetermined locations in city centers as well as entrance and exit points, in a move “to deter those inclined to commit crime and to nab sought individuals and vehicles,” the report said.
The security forces inspected 605,448 individuals and nabbed 1,485 wanted people, while detaining 417 and performing administrative legal procedures on 1,558 others.
They caught 115 sought vehicles, took criminal action against 6,607 vehicles, and prohibited 1,905 vehicles from the roads.
Additionally, 68 weapons, 51 shotguns, 2,837 bullets, 69 sharp objects, 32 blank cartridge pistols, 15 grams of heroin, 1,524 grams of hashish, 14 grams of bonsai, 14 grams of methamphetamine, 24,120 packages of smuggled cigarettes and 144 liters of bootleg alcohol were seized.