Turkey: Nearly 25 arrested in anti-drug operations


ANKARA (AA) – A total of 24 suspects were arrested in nationwide anti-narcotics operations across Turkey, police officials said Wednesday.

In northwestern Bursa province, 14 people were detained during anti-drug operation in several locations, said a security official, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on talking to the media.

Separately, security forces arrested a suspect and seized over 61 kilograms (134 pounds) of marijuana in southeastern province of Batman, another security official said.

Eight suspects were arrested in northwestern Tekirdag province, while one more was arrested in Balikesir province.


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