Istanbul police said their investigations led them to believe some Nigerians living in Namik Kemal neighbourhood were peddling hard drugs.
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 16.5kg was found hidden under a bed.
Five suspects were arrested in the raid – four men and one woman.
The suspects were charged to court and the male suspects were jailed, while the female suspect was deported.