What is the Punishment for the Crime of Drug Use?
The Punishment for the Crime of Drug Use is determined as follows in Article 191 of the Turkish Penal Code; A person who buys, accepts or possesses drugs or stimulants for use, or uses drugs or stimulants, is punished with a prison sentence of two to five years. In the investigation initiated due to this crime, it is decided to postpone the opening of a public case against the suspect for five years.
In this case, the public prosecutor warns the suspect about the consequences that may arise for him if he does not comply with the obligations imposed on him during the postponement period or violates the prohibitions.
During the postponement period, a probation measure is imposed on the suspect for a minimum period of one year.
A person who has been given a probation measure may be subjected to treatment during the probation period if deemed necessary.
The person, during the postponement period;
Insisting that he does not act in accordance with the obligations imposed on him or the requirements of the treatment applied,
Purchase, accept or possess drugs or stimulants for re-use,
If he uses drugs or stimulants, a public lawsuit will be filed against him.