Security forces seize over 1 ton of marijuana

BİNGÖL, Turkey
Published 27.08.2019 00:03

Turkish security forces seized over one ton of marijuana and around 500,000 cannabis roots during an operation in eastern Turkey, local officials announced on Sunday.

Gendarmerie units seized 1.2 tons of marijuana and 501,700 cannabis sativa roots in the Genç district of Bingöl province, according to a written statement from the provincial governor's office.

Three suspects were detained after the anti-terror and anti-drug operation that took place at seven different locations in the province.

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