Turkey: Chief public prosecutor arrested for heading drug trafficking
It has come to light after a police operation on a drug network in Turkey that the network was headed by a public prosecutor and the dealer captured in a recent operations is an anti-narcotics police officer.
25 kg heroin was found in a car in Turkey's central city of Konya, a Turkish news agency reported Thursday.
While the person driving the car was identified as an anti-narcotics police officer, the investigation revealed that he was part of a major drug trafficking network headed by a Osman Yarbas, a chief public prosecutor in the southern city of Adana.
14 suspects, including Yarbas, were arrested in police operations carried out in four cities.
Two detained anti-narcotics police officers, M.B.Y. and F.K., are charged with drug dealing.
It also came to light that Yarbas had been suspended from duty 11 May.