Turkish Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya announced that Croatian citizen Nenad Petrak, leader of the international drug cartel, was arrested in Istanbul.
Minister Yerlikaya announced on social media that Petrak was arrested in Istanbul’s Uskudar neighborhood.
He pointed out that Petrak is the leader of an international drug cartel that transfers drugs from South America to Europe and distributes them throughout Europe.
The value of the drugs sold in Croatia is at least 1.6 million euros. The investigation included 19 Croatian citizens.
Apart from the first defendant, Nenad Petrak, an entrepreneur from Zagreb who is wanted for participating in the attempted murder of Josip Čubelić in mid-April this year, one of the defendants is Filip Romić, who fled to Dubai, but was arrested on his return to BiH.