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Turkey: Over 221 pounds of marijuana seized

1 suspect arrested in anti-narcotics operation in southeastern Gaziantep province

Ridvan Korkulutas   | 10.10.2020
Turkey: Over 221 pounds of marijuana seized

GAZIANTEP, Turkey

Turkish police seized 100.5 kilograms (221.5 pounds) of marijuana in an anti-narcotics operation in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep province, according to a statement by the provincial security directorate on Saturday.

Acting on a tip, an anti-narcotics police team stopped and searched a fuel truck on a highway in Gaziantep, the statement said.

Police search assisted with a sniffer dog revealed the smuggled drug in the truck.

Also, one suspect was arrested in the operation.

* Writing by Burak Dag in Ankara.

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