Turkish police busts international drug trafickers gang

Turkish police apprehended six drug traffickers who were about to transport 142 kg of heroin to the Netherlands, officials said.

Turkish police busts international drug trafickers gang

 

Turkish police apprehended six drug traffickers who were about to transport 142 kg of heroin to the Netherlands, officials said on Friday.

Narcotics police have followed a drug gang for six months in Turkey and launched an operation in Catalca town of Istanbul.

Police teams stopped a car with a foreign licence plate and found 11.3 kg of heroin stashed in hidden parts of the car.

A couple travelling in the car was detained, police said.

Following the operation in Istanbul, police teams launched another operation in western province of Duzce as a follow-up to the first operation. Police raided a depot where they found a huge heroin stash, around 130 kg.

Four more people were also detained in the ensuing operation, police said.

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 13 Ağustos 2010, 15:11
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