Drugs

Operations against drug dealers resumed in Istanbul

Istanbul police have resumed operations against drug dealers, the city police said in a statement today. The operations against drug dealers have started at 06:00 (GMT +3). There are detainees whose names are not …

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Drug dealers arrested in Istanbul

Police officers in Istanbul neutralized a group of drug traffickers during a special operation conducted this morning, the local law enforcement agency informed. All detainees are the citizens of Turkey. A large consignment of …

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Drugs worth $3 million seized in Turkey

Turkey's anti-narcotics teams seized drugs worth $3 million at a yacht in the Aegean sea. Some 280 kilograms of drugs were seized in the operation.  The police said that seven people were detained during the …

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 Pigeons used to smuggle drugs seized in Iran

Police have seized 100 carrier pigeons in western Iran used to smuggle drugs. Anti-narcotics officers seized homing pigeons trained for delivering drugs carried in small blue plastic bags attached to their legs. "The …

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Iran eases drug death penalty

Iranian lawmakers have amended the country's strict laws on narcotics, making it harder to put people to death for drug-related crimes. The law could affect hundreds of inmates on death row in the conservative country. Under the new …

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Turkey intensifies fight against drug traffickers

Turkish police has continued counter-narcotics operations in the country. Seventeen suspects have been detained in Istanbul last week on suspicion of drug smuggling, the Daily Sabah reported. In Istanbul police raided the …

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Arrested rappers supported in Tbilisi

A rally in support of arrested Georgian rappers is now taking place in the center of Tbilisi. The musicians are supported by several hundred people. According to one of the participants of the rally, the action is also held against …

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Putin: FSB able to confront security threats

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the board meeting of the Federal Security Services (FSB), speaking about the situation in the world, aggravating threats posed by international terrorist groups and tasks of the FSB …

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Two drug dealers arrested in Armavir

Armavir police has arrested two drug dealers. Law enforcement officials received information that unknown people sell drugs in the city. 20-year-old girl and 22-year-old young man were detained after investigation. …

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 State Drug Control Service abolished in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbai Zheenbekov signed a resolution on the elimination of the State Drug Control Service (SDCS) under the Kyrgyz government, the press service of the Government said. The document notes that …

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Iranian police seize over 2 tons of opium

Iranian police seized over 2 tons of opium during a raid conducted in Hormozgan province, located in the south of the country. About 1.7 tons of drugs were found in the truck, stopped at one of the local roads. Reid was also …

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Resident of Novorossiysk hides heroin in rubles

The press service of the Lugansk Interior Ministry announced today about the arrest of a 27-year-old resident of Novorossiysk with heroin. "The police found and seized a bundle of 100-rouble-banknotes with a powdery substance …

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