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Police Seize Millions of Dollars Worth of Heroin

May 5, 1987

HAKKARI, Turkey (AP) _ Police seized 13 pounds of heroin with an estimated street value of $8 million and detained seven drug traffickers, the governor of Hakkari province said.

Gov. Arif Akbulut said police officers posing as dealers arranged to buy heroin from one of the suspects, then arrested him and two accomplices Monday as they handed it over along a highway.

Questioning of the three led to the arrests of four other suspects, Akbulut said.

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