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148 smugglers nabbed in 21 anti-narcotics ops across Türkiye

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148 smugglers nabbed in 21 anti-narcotics ops across Türkiye

In a sweeping operation spanning 21 provinces throughout Türkiye, Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya on Monday introduced that legislation enforcement companies had apprehended 148 drug traffickers. Yerlikaya took to his social media deal with to share the groundbreaking news, emphasizing the in depth attain of the operation. The culprits had been nabbed in a synchronized effort involving Istanbul, Bursa, Sivas, Bolu, Kahramanmaraş, Osmaniye, Iğdır, Uşak, Muğla, Diyarbakır, Antalya, Aydın, Van, Çanakkale, Denizli, Mersin, Sakarya, Balıkesir, Trabzon, Bingöl and Gaziantep.

During the operation, important portions of narcotics had been seized as proof of the traffickers’ illicit actions. Among the confiscated contraband had been 300 kilograms (660 kilos) of methamphetamine, 126 kilograms of skunk, 10,500 narcotic drugs, and 900 kilograms of marijuana and methamphetamine, together with 11.5 kilograms of Bonzai, and a considerable cache of assorted different medicine present in all of the 21 provinces.

Yerlikaya congratulated the gendarmerie and police who carried out the operations and mentioned, “We will never allow drug dealers to poison our youth and society.”

“Our fight against these criminals will remain relentless. Our nation should rest assured that we are always keeping a vigilant eye on them, and we will not allow them to operate with impunity. We are resolute in ensuring these wrongdoers face justice,” he emphasised.

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