Two Iranian women caught with 2.3 kg drugs on inter-city bus in Turkey’s Sivas
Police in the Central Anatolian province of Sivas have caught two Iranian women carrying 2.345 kilograms of methamphetamine in their luggage on an inter-city bus.
The women, aged 53 and 27, were travelling in a coach from the eastern province of Van to the capital Ankara when they were busted with the drugs, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Jan. 26.
The police stopped the bus at a control point on the Sivas-Erzincan highway and discovered the drugs in their search.
The women were detained and then arrested by a court order.
In another operation, police found 1.169 kilograms of methamphetamine on a coach passenger travelling from Sivas to the eastern province of Malatya.
In a check at the entrance of the Kangal district in Sivas, police teams stopped the bus and found that the 51-year-old suspect had hidden the drugs in empty energy drink cans in his luggage.
The suspect was detained and then arrested by a court order.