Truckers carrying counterfeit liquor arrested
Two truckers who brought counterfeit liquor with trucks from Istanbul to the Merzifon district of Amasya were arrested.
Editör: Hafize Çiğdem Koçaker
21 Aralık 2020 - 11:51
Two truckers who brought counterfeit liquor with trucks from Istanbul to the Merzifon district of Amasya were arrested.District Police Department Public Security Bureau teams and the Amasya Anti-Smuggling and Organized Crime Branch initiated a study on Monday, December 14, against people who were determined to manufacture and sell fake drinks. 345 bottles of fake liquor to be put on the market before New Year's Eve were seized and 11 people were also detained in operations conducted simultaneously against the residences of 11 individuals in Merzifon and the Havza district of Samsun. Eight of the 11 suspects who wanted to poison citizens before Christmas with smuggled fake drink were arrested, 3 people were released after their interrogation at the police station. The two truck drivers who fled were caught today and transferred to the Merzifon Chief Public Prosecutor's Office. Erdogan K. and Yılmaz G., who supplied alcohol to the arrested persons by trucks from Istanbul, were arrested by the court on duty and sent to prison.