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Meth weighing 195 kilograms seized at Istanbul Airport and one detained

Istanbul Airport customs officers closely followed a cargo shipment, within the scope of risk analysis and targeting studies, and found 195 kilograms of methamphetamine in the tea packages.

During the anti-drug operations at Istanbul Airport, anti-narcotics teams checked the foreign-bound cargo. After a detailed analysis with a drug detection kit based on suspicion of drugs being hidden inside the packages, it was revealed that the cargo โ€“ declared to contain tea packages โ€“ were filled with โ€“ drugs.

The teams seized methamphetamine weighing 195 kilograms, and detained one of the six suspects.

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