Six people detained ahead of human trafficking operation in Bodrum
DHA photoSix people were detained on Dec. 4 after preparing a speed boat anchored in the Bitez cove of Bodrum, aiming to illegally send migrants over to Greece.
Carrying out an operation, police teams arrived at the cove where the 60-person capacity boat was anchored. While the two suspects fled the scene after noticing police teams’ arrival, the six suspects who came to the area to relocate the boat were apprehended.
According to the testimonies of the suspects, the boat was brought from the Kuşadası district of Aydın and its owner, identified by the initials K.R.N., was sought.
Three of the six suspects were released upon the prosecutor’s order, while police intensified operations in the Gümbet and Bitez areas of Bodrum.