1.43 tons narcotics seized in 15 operations countrywide

Islamabad—Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has seized huge quantity of narcotics weighing 1.43 ton in 15 operations across the country and arrested 14 persons. The seized drugs comprised 1.09 ton Heroin, 313.6 kg Hashish and 29.6 kg Opium. During these operations, 14 persons including a foreign national involved in drug trafficking were arrested while 5 vehicles were impounded. The operations were carried out at Islamabad, Attock, Lahore, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Hyderabad, Karachi, Quetta and Pishin.
As per details here on Wednesday, ANF Quetta in an intelligence led operation at District Pishin, seized 1.089 Ton Heroin. The drug consignment was secretly stocked at an uninhabited site situated at Killi Kamalo, Tehsil Barshore, District Pishin. As per preliminary reports, the drug consignment was intended for handing over to some other narcotics gang for smuggling to unidentified destination.
In another operation, ANF Quetta seized an abandoned Car, Suzuki Mehran parked near Kechi Baigat, Qambrani Road, Quetta, and recovered 20 kg Hashish concealed in it. ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team arrested a passenger identified as Shahzaib resident of Mardan at Benazir International Airport, Islamabad, while he was boarding for travelling to Jeddah by PIA Flight No. PK-276 and recovered 1.01 Kg Heroin concealed in a Hotpot.—APP

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