Police seize 225 kg of marijuana in SE Turkey

Turkish police on Dec. 24 seized kilograms (nearly 500 pounds) of marijuana from a truck in the country's southeast, according to a security source.

The drugs were seized in Gaziantep after anti-drug teams stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver in a sniffer dog-aided operation, said the source, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

British American Tobacco Bulgaria comments the record low levels of illicit trade in 2019


Interview with Mila Marechkova, Head of Marketing Operations in British American Tobacco Bulgaria:

The most recent results of the Empty Pack Survey that measures the levels of illegal trade in our country were just presented. How will you comment on them?

Drugs, knives seized in surprise police raid in Avlona prison

Improvised knives and small quantities of drugs were seized by members of the Crime Prevention and Suppression Team (OPKE) in Avlona prison, north of the capital, late on Wednesday night.
The officers, backed by a riot police unit, entered the prison to carry out a surprise raid at 11 p.m. and searched all prisoners' cells.

One detained in cannabis haul in Ioannina

Police officers in the narcotics squad in Ioaninna, northwestern Greece, seized more than 73 kilograms of cannabis in the early hours of Tuesday morning after detaining a 43-year-old suspected drug dealer near the village of Kefalovryso.
Officers found the drugs during a search of the man's vehicle, which they stopped after receiving a tip-off.