Sulaimani security arrests 140 people for using, trading illicit drugs
Illicit substances were rounded up in Sulaimani on Wednesday, in what local officials describe as a large seizure.
The drugs were of various types including 2 kilograms of marijuana, 580 grams of hashish, 2,000 sheets of Tramadol pills, and 4,000 other substances.
"Since the beginning of 2018, 140 people charged with using and trading illicit drugs were arrested," Jamal Amin, the head of the illicit drugs office of the Sulaimani Asayesh (Security) Department, told Rudaw.
He added there were women among the arrestees.
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