Kursad Tuzmen stated that 500 Kalachnikov guns found in the Ambarli Customs were seized suspecting that they would be allowed to enter not in Paraguay, as declared, but in Turkey. 500 Kalachnikov guns were brought to Istanbul Security Administration Criminal Police Laboratory for examination.
The guns, which were brought by the teams affiliated to Buyukcekmece Districy Gendarme Commandership and Ambarli Customs Preservation Administration, will be examined in Criminal Police Laboratory Administration. It was reported that a period of 20 days was taken from the office of public prosecutor for this reason.
Italian Financial Police had seized more than 8 Kalachnikov guns and 11 heavy machine guns on a ship with a Turkish flag two weeks ago, at a harbour in Calabrio region at the south of Italy.