Turkey: Nearly 205,000 drug suspects nabbed in 2018

In 2018, anti-drug police arrested nearly 205,000 suspects in over 147,500 operations across Turkey, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.

Over 23,000 suspects were also remanded into custody, the ministry said in a statement.

The operations resulted in the confiscation of nearly 18 tons of heroin, 1.165 tons of cocaine, 8.56 million pills, and 1.168 tons of bonzai.

Source: Anadolu Agency