Nigerians arrested for possession of hard drugs during raid in Istanbul (video)

The Istanbul police said their investigations led them to believe some Nigerians living in Namik Kemal neighbourhood were peddling hard drugs.

As a result, the Esenyurt District Police Directorate’s Office tracked the suspects and identified two addresses and they raided both addresses simultaneously.

There, they found drugs, hidden in different locations, including in shelves, under the bed, and in a closet.


A suitcase filled with hard drugs weighing 16.5 kilograms was found hidden under a bed.


5 suspects were arrested in the raid – 4 men and 1 woman.


The suspects were charged to court and the male suspects were jailed while the female suspect was deported.


Below is a video of the raid and arrest.

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