Heroin weighing 556 kilos confiscated in Ankara

ANKARA: Heroin weighing 559 kilos 700 grams were confiscated in an operation which was carried out by narcotic branch of Ankara Police Department in Turkish capital city of Ankara on Friday.

Valued 90 millions of Turkish Lira heroin stuffed in 16 different sacks was confiscated by the instruction of Public Prosecutor of Ankara in Ostim neighborhood of Yenimahalle district.

Operation has been described as one of the biggest operation in its kind, which has been carried out in the last years. Relating to the heroin one person was taken into custody by the police.