ANF recovered 1011 KG narcotics worth Rs 1121 million

RAWALPINDI: ANF during 6 country-wide operations carried out at various cities, recovered 19.4 Kg Heroin and 990 Kg Charas. The value of recovered drugs approximately amounts to Rs 1121 Million in International Market. ANF also arrested 6 persons involved in drug trafficking and seized 3 vehicles during the operations. Meanwhile, Vietnamese and Malaysian authorities during 3 operations conducted in their own countries seized, Heroin and Methamphetamine on information shared by ANF Intelligence Wing.

According to details, on information of ANF Intelligence Wing, Malaysian and Vietnamese authorities have conducted 3 operations in their own countries. During these operations, Vietnamese authorities recovered 5 Kg Heroin from an Indonesian lady, whereas in 2 other operations, Malaysian Police seized 33 and 27 Kg Methamphetamine separately at Koulalampur International Airport, Malaysia.

ANF Karachi Road Check Team on pursuance of an intelligence report, intercepted a Bed Ford Truck Registered No. AE-0041 near Toll Plaza, Super Highway, Karachi. During search of the vehicle, 990 Kg Charas was recovered from the truck. Charas was packed in plastic bags and was concealed under a layer of sacks containing cow food. The truck driver namely Hashim Khan r/o Karachi was also arrested during the operation. As per initial investigations, Charas was being brought from Peshawar and was intended for Karachi for further distribution.

ANF Karachi Airport Team during routine checking at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, held a passenger Muhammad Mumtaz r/o Lodharan and recovered 1.01 Kg of Heroin from his possession. Heroin was contained in 133 capsules concealed in a sweet box. He was to fly for Bahrain by Gulf Airline Flight No. GF-753.

ANF Peshawar on pursuance of an information, stopped a Toyota Axio Car at Pishta Khara Chowk, Peshawar City and recovered 18 Kg Heroin concealed in it. Heroin was contained in plastic bag concealed under the driver seat. A drug trafficker namely Haji Dil Jan was also arrested during the operation. According to details, the accused belonged to Khyber Agency. As per reports, he was coming from Jamrud side and intended to smuggle Heroin to Punjab.

ANF Peshawar Airport Team during routine profiling at Peshawar Airport, detained a passenger Muhammad Wali, a resident of Peshawar. Detailed search of his luggage led to recovery of 6.4 Kg Heroin. Heroin was tactfully concealed inside the layers of his trolley bag. The accused intended to fly for Sharjah by Shaheen Airline Flight No. NL-792.

ANF Lahore Airport Team acting on tip-off, raided Sky-net Express Courier Service at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and recovered 360 Grams of Heroin from a UK destined parcel. Heroin was tactfully concealed inside the packing of frying panes. According to details, the parcel was being despatched by Syed Ghulam Mustafa r/o Gujranwala and was to be received by an individual namely Wajid Ali residing at Luton, UK.

ANF Rawalpindi on pursuance of an information, intercepted a Suzuki Carry Registered No. RIS-1446 at Tarlai Road, Islamabad and apprehended two persons on board namely Muhammad Imran r/o Islamabad and Atif Khushal r/o Rawalpind. The operation resulted in recovery of 1.7 Kg Charas from their personal possession. As per initial investigations, the accused are involved in peddling of drugs at local level.

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