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Turkish police seize 821,000 ecstasy pills, detain 4 in Istanbul

Christian Fernsby |
Turkish police have seized 821,000 ecstasy pills and detained four people in an operation in Istanbul, state run Anadolu agency reported.

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Acting on an intelligence tip off, the Istanbul police anti-narcotics teams have started to investigate the activities of a pastry pie manufacturer in the district of Buyukcekmece as a drug network has been producing ecstasy pills at the facility, Anadolu said.

The teams, which have been following the suspects for about a month, tried to stop a vehicle leaving the address on Tuesday night, it added.

Police later detained the driver and apprehended three more people in operation conducted at the facility.

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