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Iran’s police managed to seize more than 4,600 kilograms of various types of illicit drugs in the southern province of Hormozgan over the past week, the provincial police chief announced on Sunday.
An Iranian judiciary official believes that the death penalty has failed to reduce drug trafficking in Iran, and alternative punishments should be given for narcotics-related offences.
Iranian security and intelligence forces have managed to arrest a drug trafficker in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan who is the biggest drug lord detained in the country in decades, the provincial police chief announced on Monday.
Iran’s anti-narcotics police managed to seize more than 2,000 kilograms of opium in two operations in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan, the provincial police chief announced Sunday.
Over 13 tons of illicit drugs have been seized in Sistan and Baluchestan province in the south-east of Iran over the April 19-May 20 period, provincial Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Rahimi said on Saturday May 28.
Iranian anti-narcotics police have managed to seize 910 kilograms of opium in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, the provincial police chief said on Saturday.
Alireza Jazini, a senior Iranian anti-narcotics official, confirmed that a catapult has recently been used by drug traffickers on Iran’s eastern borders to hurl illicit drugs into Iranian territory.
Iran’s Anti-Narcotics Police Chief Brigadier General Ali Moayyedi said Italy has voiced its readiness to boost police cooperation with the Islamic Republic in various areas and provide Iran with surveillance equipment used in fighting against drugs.
The volume of illicit drugs seized has registered a 21 percent rise in the eight months to December 22 compared with corresponding period last year.
Rahmani Fazli said that if the international bodies and other countries cooperate with Iran, the campaign against illicit drugs will definitely reach its objectives.
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