Karachi, March 10, 2016 (PPI-OT):Excise Department while submitting six months report to the Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation Giyan Chand Essarani, informed that during this period in different districts of Sindh 141 accused were arrested while 132 cases were registered under Narcotics Act. 12 vehicles including cars, bus, truck and trawler were impounded. 4 kg heroine, 7808 kg charas, 11 kg opium, 4735 kg bhang, illicit and foreign liquor and machinery used in manufacturing liquor were also recovered.
The Provincial Excise Minister lauded the performance of the department and expressed his commitment that it was his obligation to make Sindh free from drugs and to save our young generation from this curse. On this occasion Secretary Excise Mudasir Iqbal, DG Shabir Ahmed Sheikh, Directors Akhtar Azad and Aamir Jamil were also present.
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