Baku, August 3, AZERTAC
Police have confiscated more than 380 kilograms (837 pounds) of heroin in eastern Van province, the regional police directorate announced on Friday, Anadolu Agency reported.
In a statement, Van Security Directorate said an anti-narcotics team seized the heroin during a search of a cargo transfer office in Tusba district.
Police found nearly 384.6 kilograms (approximately 847 lbs) of heroin in 502 packets concealed within furniture pieces.
The packets were destined for Istanbul.
A suspect, identified with initials of F.T., was detained for drug trafficking and transfer, police added.
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