Istanbul police seize weapons set to be sent to criminal groups
Police raided a weapons manufacturing shop in Istanbul on Dec. 4 and seized a high number of weapons, as well as materials to construct arms in Istanbul’s Pendik district.
Authorities received information that weapons were being manufactured in the basement of a building in Pendik’s Fatih neighborhood and started technical and physical tracking.
Upon determining that the weapons were set to be handed to criminal groups, police raided the building and confiscated a high number of weapons, as well as bullets, empty cases and magazines.
Police also found cameras that were set at the entrance of the building.
While one person was detained in the operation, efforts to apprehend the suspects linked to the weapons are ongoing.