LAHORE: A significant attempt to smuggle drugs was thwarted by the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) at the airport in Lahore.
At the Allama Iqbal International Airport, the ANF authorities recovered 31 kilogrammes of heroin and more than 12,000 narcotic pills.
A representative for the ANF reported that 12,205 narcotic pills were found in a passenger’s luggage who was trying to sneak them out of the country.
In a separate incident, police in Lahore apprehended a narcotics dealer close to the Wahgah border and seized more than one kilogramme of heroin.
The ANF also foiled a drug smuggling attempt on the Turbat-Gwadar Highway, where 30 kg of heroin were found in a car during a routine inspection, and 850 litres of chemical were discovered during an operation in Dilbadin.