Security forces seize 1400-year-old book

Security forces seize 1400-year-old book

DİYARBAKIR – Anadolu Agency
Security forces seize 1400-year-old book

A religious motivational book believed to have been written 1,400 years ago was seized by security forces in southeastern Turkey on May 23.

The 36-page book written on papyrus paper was seized in an operation carried out by the gendarmerie in the province of Diyarbakır.     

The anti-smuggling and organized crime unit of the gendarmerie received a tip off that three people were looking for customers for an ancient book, the local governor’s office said.

The alleged smugglers have been arrested and the book has been taken under protection.     

Also, an investigation has been initiated into six suspects.

The 36-page book written on papyrus paper was seized in an operation carried out by the gendarmerie in the province of Diyarbakır.     

The anti-smuggling and organized crime unit of the gendarmerie received a tip off that three people were looking for customers for an ancient book, the local governor’s office said.

The alleged smugglers have been arrested and the book has been taken under protection.     

Also, an investigation has been initiated into six suspects.

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