Turkey: More than 1.1 tons of bootleg alcohol seized
Suspect held in northwestern Tekirdag province
Turkish security forces confiscated more than 1.1 tons of bootleg alcohol in the northwestern Tekirdag province, sources said Thursday.
Gendarmerie teams raided a residence in the Marmaraereglisi district of Tekirdag and seized 1,150 liters of the alcohol and a distillation system.
One person was arrested in the operation.
Bootleg alcohol is made by using low-cost methyl alcohol instead of ethyl alcohol, which can cause serious health issues and in some cases, even death.
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