Eight suspects taken into custody in anti-drug operations across Turkey
At least eight suspects have been taken into custody during anti-narcotics operations across Turkey, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on March 15.
In the southwestern Aydın province, two suspects were remanded in custody after two kilograms of marijuana, 10 grams of methamphetamine and a gun with seven bullets were seized during an operation using a sniffer dog.
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 the northwestern province of Tekirdağ, two more suspects were also detained after police found over a kilogram of drugs inside a parked car.
In the central Anatolian province of Sivas, 45 grams of bonsai was found inside the shoes of the driver of a car.
Separately, in an operation in the southeastern Adıyaman province, two suspects were taken into custody after around 1.5 kilograms of powdered marijuana was seized.