Haberler      English      العربية      Pусский         Kurdî      Türkçe Delivering News and Insights Around the World Keltis
  En.Haberler.Com - Latest News
SEARCH IN NEWS:
  HOME PAGE 23/10/2019 01:53 
10.06.2019 14:35 News >> Istanbul Police Make Huge Cocaine Bust

Istanbul Police Make Huge Cocaine Bust

In major operation 20 kg of cocaine recovered in Esenyurt district of Istanbul.

By Huseyin Bagis


Anti-narcotics police in Turkey have seized 20 kilograms (44 pounds) of cocaine in a major operation in Istanbul, officials said on Monday.


Anti-narcotics squads held three separate operations between May 29 and June 6 to hunt those involved in drug trafficking, according to sources, requesting anonymity, as they are not authorized to speak to media.


On May 29, police teams discovered 20 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a passenger seat of a vehicle with foreign license plates, in Esenyurt district of Istanbul, located in the European side of the city.

A Bulgarian-origin suspect, 49, was arrested.


The squads also founded 70 kilograms (154.3 pounds) of heroin hidden in a truck bed in the Kucukcekmece district, a large crowded suburb, also on the European side of Istanbul.


Two suspects were also arrested, on the same day.


On June 6, police impounded 980 Cannabis Sativa roots in an operation, targeting a cottage in Silivri district, along the Sea of Marmara, outside metropolitan Istanbul, arresting three suspects, the sources added. -



        Latest News
US Did Not Sign Up To Defend PKK/YPG: Defense Secretary -1 minutes ago...
'Turkey is a longstanding NATO ally. We're not going to go to war against a NATO ally,' says Mark Esper.
Champions League: Real Madrid Beat Galatasaray 1-0 29 minutes ago...
Madrid get first win in Group A, while Galatasaray yet to score a goal.
More Than 500 Irregular Migrants Held In NW Turkey 44 minutes ago...
Turkey has been main route for refugees trying to cross to Europe since 2011, beginning of Syrian civil war.
Turkish Foreign Minister To Visit Azerbaijan 44 minutes ago...
Mevlut Cavusoglu to attend 18th Summit of Non Aligned Movement hosted by Azerbaijan in capital Baku on Oct. 25 26.
Top Turkish Diplomat To Visit Anadolu Agency Wednesday 14 minutes ago...
Mevlut Cavusoglu to visit Anadolu Agency's headquarters in capital Ankara to discuss Syria deal with Russia.

 
      Top News
Turkey, Russia Agree On 'Historic' Syria Deal Turkey, Russia Agree On 'Historic' Syria Deal
Riots Erupt In Bolivia After Evo Morales Victory Riots Erupt In Bolivia After Evo Morales Victory
Trudeau, Liberals Win Canada's Federal Elections Trudeau, Liberals Win Canada's Federal Elections
Houthi Rebels Say Holding Sudanese Soldiers In Yemen Houthi Rebels Say Holding Sudanese Soldiers In Yemen
INTERPOL's 2021 General Assembly To Be Held In Turkey INTERPOL's 2021 General Assembly To Be Held In Turkey
Troika Urges South Sudanese Leaders To Meet Deadline Troika Urges South Sudanese Leaders To Meet Deadline
Turkish Soldier Martyred In Terrorist Attack In Syria Turkish Soldier Martyred In Terrorist Attack In Syria
'Pause In Syria Operation Not Ceasefire' 'Pause In Syria Operation Not Ceasefire'
YPG/PKK Uses Fake Photos To Smear Turkey's Op In Syria YPG/PKK Uses Fake Photos To Smear Turkey's Op In Syria
No Commitment With SDF On Fighting NATO Ally: US No Commitment With SDF On Fighting NATO Ally: US