360° Coverage : Dog sniffs out 100 kg heroin in Turkey

Dog sniffs out 100 kg heroin in Turkey

Ankara, Jan 21 (IANS) About 100 kg of heroin was seized from a truck with the help of a sniffer dog during a security operation Monday in Turkey, a media report said.

Jan 21 2013, 10:48am CST | by

Dog sniffs out 100 kg heroin in Turkey
Photo Credit: NARINDER NANU, Getty Images

Ankara, Jan 21 — About 100 kg of heroin was seized from a truck with the help of a sniffer dog during a security operation Monday in Turkey, a media report said.

The cache of heroin was recovered following a tip-off in the country's Samsun province where it was being carried hidden in a truck, Xinhua reported.

The driver of the truck was detained for ferrying the illicit drugs, said the report.

In another incident, security forces seized 288 kg of hashish and 557 opiate drugs in the capital city of Ankara Monday. Fifteen people were arrested in connection with the illicit drugs.

Turkey has long been a key transit point along the drug smuggling route from Asia and Middle East to Europe.

IANS

Source: IANS

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Facebook Announces Messenger Platform and Businesses on Messenger
Facebook Announces Messenger Platform and Businesses on Messenger
Facebook launches two initiatives to bolster its Messenger app.
 
 
Apple Reportedly Working with Foxconn to Launch iPhone Trade-in Program in China
Apple Reportedly Working with Foxconn to Launch iPhone Trade-in Program in China
The move will solidify Apple’s business in China.
 
 
Steve Jobs Was a Tough Character, Says Bill Gates
Steve Jobs Was a Tough Character, Says Bill Gates
Bill Gates: Steve Jobs was a tough character, but he didn't direct his anger at me too often.
 
 
Amazon Prime Music Updated with Stations on iOS
Amazon Prime Music Updated with Stations on iOS
Amazon Prime Music on iOS gets smarter and better with Prime Stations. That means Apple users can stream songs with unlimited skips and without ads.