Iraqi police crack down on drug networks in Basra, Maysan
Iraqi police launched a large-scale campaign to crack down on smuggling and drug networks in Basra, Iraqi police in Basra said Thursday (May 25th).
“The campaign, which kicked off on Wednesday evening, is aimed at putting an end to this destructive phenomenon and arresting those involved,” the police said in a statement issued on Thursday.
“A prominent drug dealer in Basra has been arrested,” the statement said.
Maysan police command announced a similar campaign which has led the arrest of a number of drug dealers and the seizure of one kilogramme of hashish and narcotic pills.