Europe News Desk!! Iranian police seized 1,235 kilograms of opium in two separate operations in the capital Tehran and the southeastern province of Kerman, official news agency IRNA reported. Kerman’s anti-narcotics police forces seized 933 kilograms of opium concealed in a truckload of sand and manganese rocks as traffickers prepared to transfer them to Kerman overnight from the southeastern city of Zahedan in Sistan and Baluchistan province . Provincial police commander Abdolreza Najeri told IRNA that the truck and the narcotics had been seized and a suspect arrested, Xinhua news agency reported. In another operation, Tehran’s anti-narcotics police seized 302 kilograms of opium from two sedans on a main highway leading to the capital city. Quoting Tehran’s chief anti-narcotics police officer, Zargham Azin, the report said five traffickers with criminal records were arrested in the surprise raid.
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