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Turkish woman arrested on drugs import charge

18 April 2013

A 29 years old woman was arrested by narcotics police when drugs were found in a shipment of household goods sent to her from Turkey.

10 grams of jute were initially detected by Nicosia customs at the Industrial district.

Elif Harker  was arrested by narcotics police who were waiting for her when she arrived to collect her goods.

Ms. Harker pleaded guilty at Nicosia criminal court yesterday and was ordered to be detained for two days while police continue their inquiries.

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