Turkey

Turkish police seize 2 tons of marijuana

At least 200 drug dealers arrested in operation in Turkey's western province of Bursa, says interior minister

  | 12.02.2019
Turkish police seize 2 tons of marijuana

ANKARA 

Istanbul police seized 2 tons of marijuana during an anti-narcotics operation Tuesday, Turkey’s interior minister said.

Suleyman Soylu said that at least 200 drug dealers were detained in the operation in Turkey's western province of Bursa.

At least 4,000 police officers joined the large-scale drug bust, according to local police sources.

Police special forces as well as sniffer dogs participated in the anti-drug operation.

Reporting by Muhammed Boztepe:Writing by Jeyhun Aliyev

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