ANF recovers 1.75 tons of narcotics worth Rs 1757 million

PESHAWAR: ANF carried out 3 operations at Haripur and Peshawar, which resulted in recovery of 1.75 Tons of Charas and 500 Grams of Heroin. ANF also arrested 2 drug smugglers and seized a truck during the operations. The value of the recovered drugs amounts approximately to Rs. 1757 Million in International Market.

According to details, ANF Peshawar on pursuance of information intercepted a Bedford Truck No. 4749 at Kohat Road, near Kohat Bridge, Peshawar and recovered 1750 Kgs of Charas. Drugs were packed in 70 plastic bags, each containing 25 Kgs of Charas, which were concealed under the layer of sand. The driver of the vehicle succeeded to escape from the scene taking advantage of the darkness and fog. As per reports, the drug was being transported from Afghanistan through Jamrud Road Peshawar and was to be smuggled to Karachi via Dera Islmail Khan.

ANF Peshawar on search of a passenger Toyota Hiace No. C-4068 near Haji Camp, Bus Stand, Peshawar and arrested a passenger namely Muhammad Ejaz r/o Mangora along with 3.6 Kgs of Charas. Charas was kept in a shopping bag, which was concealed beneath the seat of the Hiace. According to information, the accused was transporting the drugs to Swat for local consumption.

ANF Peshawar in an operation conducted near Bus Stand, Haripur City, arrested an accused Khalil Khan and recovered 500 Grams of Heroin concealed in his shoes. As per investigations, the accused came from Peshawar to Haripur for delivery of drug to a local peddler.

All cases have been registered in ANF Police Stations and further investigations are under process.


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