Black Sadik, the "king of Hashish" one of the most wanted man in Turkey, was captured this week after a rendezvous at a crosswords in Central Anatolia with narcotics agents disguised as roadworkers.
GV & SV Agents at petrol station as lorry drives in (5 shots)
SV Narcotics agents move off in car
SV Armed policeman in disguise into jeep and drives off
SV PAN Smugglers searched on roadside by disguised police.
GV More police arrive in jeep and interrogation continues (2 shots)
GV Man on motor cycle searched by police
SV Armed officer escorts hand-cuffed suspect into police car.
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Background: Black Sadik, the "king of Hashish" one of the most wanted man in Turkey, was captured this week after a rendezvous at a crosswords in Central Anatolia with narcotics agents disguised as roadworkers.
The agents took up their positions at a petrol station at Yalvac, a small town not far from Afyon, a major centre of opium cultivation. From there, the leading agent made contact wit Black Sadik, offering to buy a consignment of hashish and morphine base.
Sadik apparently became suspicious of the deal, and sent contact-men by lorry to handle the negotiations. The agents arrested the contact men, and then captured their leader in a swoop on the nearby village of Arak.
The Turkish Narcotics Bureau said it was also planning to raid a factory in the area, believed to the biggest product of morphine base in Turkey.