Over 125 kilograms of heroin seized in Turkey
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkish security forces impounded over 126 kilograms of heroin and 1,450 grams of hashish in multiple operations in the capital Ankara and southern province of Osmaniye on June 20, according to police sources.
In Ankara, the anti-narcotics police force launched a helicopter-borne operation against the drug dealers after receiving a tip about distribution of drugs.
Police followed a suspect and carried out a helicopter-borne operation against the drug dealers.
A suspect was detained in the operation and a total of 1,450 grams of hashish, 600 grams of heroin and 30 grams of cocaine were seized in the operation, said a source who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media.
In Osmaniye, the provincial anti-narcotics police force stopped a truck on highway and seized 125.5 kilograms of heroin, also detaining the truck driver.