Islamabad, March 09, 2016 (PPI-OT):ANF in 13 countrywide operations against drug trafficking, recovered 181 Kg drugs comprising 19 Kg Heroin and 162 Kg Hashish, while arrested 2 ladies among 19 persons involved in drug smuggling, and seized 6 vehicles. The worth of seized drugs amounts to Rs 224 Million in International Market.
According to details, ANF Rawalpindi arrested 2 lady smugglers near Iqbal Shaheed Toll Plaza, GT Road, Attock and recovered 4 Kg Hashish from their personal possession. They were arrested while travelling in a passenger van. In another operation conducted near Iqbal Shaheed Toll Plaza, GT Road, Attock, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Toyota Corolla Car and recovered 10 Kg Hashish concealed in it. A person on board was also arrested on the spot.
Further, ANF Rawalpindi while carrying out 5 other operations at Haji Shah Morr, Attock, Motorway Chowk, Islamabad, Tarnol Railway Crossing, Rawalpindi, Tarki Toll Plaza, Jhelum and Khanna Pull, Islamabad, seized 20.8 Kg Hashish and 500 Gram Heroin, whole arrested 6 persons and impounded a Toyota Corolla GLI Car and a Motorcycle during the operations.
ANF Lahore seized a parcel at an office of the courier service company at Sialkot City and recovered 936 Gram Heroin contained in it. Parcel was destined for Australia. After initial investigations, 2 senders of the said parcel named Tasawar Hussain and Khalid Javed were also arrested from nearby area. In another operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a Motorcycle near Kohistan Bus Stand, Faisalabad City and arrested 3 drug carriers named Muhammad Afzal Khan, Saleem Khan and Miras Khan along with recovery of 3 Kg Hashish.
ANF Peshawar while intercepting a Corolla GLI Car near Rashakai Interchange, Nowshehra recovered 14 Kg Heroin and arrested a person on board. After initial investigations, another accused was also arrested along with 600 Gram Heroin and 3 Kg Hashish.
ANF Karachi stopped a Suzuki Mehran Car near Physical Education College, Sukkur and recovered 96 Kg Hashish during search of the car. Drug was tactfully concealed in different parts of the car. An occupant of the car named Mir Muhammad was taken into custody. Further, ANF Karachi arrested 2 local drug suppliers named Muhammad Yousaf and Rashid Hussain along with seizure of 25 Kg Hashish found in their luggage.
They were arrested from Malir Housing Project, Malir, Karachi. ANF Karachi also held an accused named Nasarullah along with 3 Kg Heroin, which was found in his personal possession. He was arrested near Al-Asif Squire, Sohrab Goth, Karachi. All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations and further investigations are underway.
For more information, contact:
Anti Narcotics Force (ANF)
National Park Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan