MULTAN: The Airport Security Force (ASF) on Monday seized 1kg of ice from a Bahrain-bound passenger at Multan International Airport.
As per details, a man named Zahir Shah was travelling to Bahrain from the Multan International Airport via private airlines, where he was caught with the drugs by the Airport Security Forces (ASF) personnel.
The suspect has been taken into custody, the investigation into the matter was underway.
Crystal methamphetamine, or ‘ice’, is a synthetic stimulant drug variant and of Methamphetamine typically comes in three different forms (ice, base and speed) that vary in their appearance and potency.
Crystal methamphetamine is one of the most potent varieties of the drug and is usually colourless and odorless. The name ‘ice’ became popular due to the drug’s form of white little ‘crystals’ and glass-like appearance.
Earlier, the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) personnel had arrested two women at Islamabad International Airport for allegedly smuggling drugs to a foreign country.
Nine packets packed with the contraband medicines weighed over 8.5 kilograms were recovered from the luggage of the passengers departing for Jeddah. A case had been registered against the women.