44 individuals arrested in Soran over last 76 days on drug charges


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SULAIMANI — The Soran Police Department announced on Tuesday (November 19) that 44 individuals were arrested and charged narcotics offenses in Soran district over the past 76 days.

In a statement, the anti-narcotics department of the Soran police said that “from September 4 until November 19, the police arrested 44 individuals for narcotics use or trade in Soran and sent them to court.”

Soran’s location near the Turkish and Iranian borders have led it to become a hub for narcotics trafficking, which police have warned is an increasing phenomenon.

(NRT Digital Media)