Two gangs of drug trafficking arrested in the Kurdistan Region

23/01/2020 - 18:43 Published in News/Kurdistan

Asayish official of Ibrahim Khalil crossing announced the arrest of a gang for drug trafficking in possession 30 kilograms of heroin, adding that this was the second gang to be arrested this week.

Abdulwahab Muhammad Issa, director of Asayish in Ibrahim Khalil crossing , announced that the first gang was made up of two people, and they were trying to smuggle drugs into Turkey, but they were arrested and they had 27 kg of drugs.

He added that another gang of three people was arrested last night, one of them holds Iranian nationality, the second was Turkish and the third was a citizen of the Kurdistan Region.

He added that the second gang possessed 30 kilograms of heroin.