Jan 29, 2019, 1:46 AM
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760kg opium seized on Yasuj-Isfahan road

Yasuj, Jan 29, IRNA – Some 760 kilograms of opium were confiscated from a sedan on Yasuj-Isfahan road near the city of Dena, said police commander of Kohgilouyeh-Buyerahmad province on Monday.

Brigadier General Mehdi Ansari told IRNA on Monday that the provincial anti-drug squad got suspicious of a sedan and ordered the driver to stop but he passed by speedily without heeding the police.

Police chased the car until it changed its course from the road to a village, but the driver left the car and fled away, he said, noting that a Peugeot which was escorting the consignment was stopped by the police and its driver was arrested.

Police has started the investigations to identify the driver of the car carrying drugs.

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