Turkish Police Seize Over 150 kg of Heroin

Published August 27th, 2018 - 09:03 GMT
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Turkish police seized more than 150 kilograms of heroin on Sunday.

In eastern Van province, over 81 kg of heroin were seized in a plastic jerrycan in Baskale district, the police directorate said in a statement.

Separately, in Tusba district, police confiscated nearly 32 kg of heroin in a basement and arrested three suspects for drug trafficking.

In southeastern Sirnak province, police seized 25 kg of heroin in Silopi district.

The drugs were confiscated from a car at Habur Border Gate. Three people, including the driver, were remanded into custody.

Following interrogation from the suspects, police seized another 17 kg of heroin from a car.

This article has been adapted from its original source.

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