Police confiscates 1.8 tons of opium in southern Iran

Bushehr, Aug 22, IRNA – Police officers seized 1.8 tons of opium in Asaluyeh city, south of Iran, Bushehr province police commander said.

In line with promoting social security and fighting illegal drugs production and distribution, police confiscated illegal drugs in a three-day operation, Brigadier Heydar Abbaszadeh told reporters on Monday night.

In the first day of the operation, a car with 760 kg opium was busted.

In the second, some 636 kg and in the third day 372 kg of illegal drugs were seized.

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