9 detained in drug raids across Turkey

More than 2 tons of marijuana seized in operations in 4 provinces

9 detained in drug raids across Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least nine suspects were into custody late Saturday in drug trafficking operations across Turkey, according to police.

Anti-drug police raided various addresses in Istanbul, Izmir, Diyarbakir and Kayseri and seized more than two tons of marijuana including skunk -- a good quality marijuana --and 70 kilograms of bonzai -- a form of synthesized marijuana classified as the most dangerous drug in Turkey.

The street value of the drugs was nearly 20 million Turkish liras ($6.5 million), police said.

Last Mod: 09 Ekim 2016, 09:20
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