24 suspects arrested for possession and distribution of narcotics in 6 governorates

Baghdad The General Directorate of Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances Control of the Ministry of Interior Agency for Police Affairs has arrested (24) suspects in different regions of the country.

A statement by the Directorate’s Public Relations and Media Department stated that the Basra Drug Control Department arrested 5 suspects, the Babylon Drug Control Department arrested 11 suspects, and the Karbala Drug Control Department arrested two suspects.

According to the statement, the Diwaniyah Narcotics Control Department arrested 4 suspects, while the Rusafa and Dhi Qar Drug Control Departments arrested one suspect each.

The department added that the defendants were arrested in flagrante delicto, in possession of the narcotic crystal and narcotic pills, in addition to drug paraphernalia and a pistol-type weapon.

 

Source: National Iraqi News Agency