ANF recovers 275kg drugs in countrywide operations

Rawalpindi—Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) has recovered 275 Kg drugs worth of Rs 183 million in international market in 15 countrywide operations, arrested 26 drug smugglers including a lady and seized 7 vehicles.
The recovered drugs comprised 263 Kgs Hashish, 9.6 Kgs Opium and 3 Kgs Heroin. According to details, ANF Rawalpindi while carrying out an operation at Attock City, arrested 2 local drug peddlers and recovered 1.1 Kg Heroin from their personal possession.
In second operation ANF Rawalpindi arrested a local drug peddler from Quid-e-Azam University Chowk, Islamabad and recovered 1.5 Kg Hashish from his possession. As per initial reports, the accused was involved in drug supply to the students of the University.
In third operation, ANF Rawalpindi while acting on tip-off, held arrested 2 local drug peddlers near Chatti Graveyard Chowk, Pirwadhai, Rawalpindi and recovered 1.2 Kg Hashish from their personal possession.
In fourth operation conducted near Dhoke Hafizabad Bus Stop, Airport Road, Rawalpindi, ANF apprehended 3 persons along with recovery of 1.7 Kg Heroin, which was found in their personal possession. As per preliminary information, the arrested persons were involved in supply of drugs at local level.
In fifth operation, ANF stopped a Toyota Corolla Car near Jehlum Toll Plaza, GT Road, Jehlum and seized 20 Kg Hashish during search of the vehicle. Hashish was concealed in secret cavities of the car.
Two drug carriers were also held during the operation. ANF while carrying out sixth operation near Tarki Toll Plaza, Main GT Road, Jehlum, seized a Toyota Corolla Car, which resulted in seizure of 7.2 Kg Hashish concealed in it. Two persons on board were also taken into custody. In seventh operation, ANF recovered 1 Kg Hashish while arresting two persons at Burhan, GT Road, Attock.
ANF Lahore while intercepting a Honda City Car near Babu Sabu Motorway Toll Plaza, Lahore and recovered 66 Kg Hashish from the secret cavities of the car. Two persons namely Rasheed Ahmad resident of Rawalpindi and Muhammad Riaz resident of Vehari were also apprehended at the spot.
In another operation, ANF while intercepting a Suzuki Mehran Car at Thokar Niaz Baig, Lahore, recovered 3.6 Kg Hashish from personal possession of three persons on board, identified as Khyber Khan, Tariq Khan and Aziz-ur-Rehman, residents of Peshawar. Yet in another operation, ANF Lahore Road Check Team detained a lady drug carrier, namely Khushnuma Bibi hailing from District Mardan, and recovered 1.2 Kg Hashish from her possession.
The accused was arrested at Sambrial, GT Road, Sialkot while travelling in a passenger bus. ANF intercepted a vehicle Bolan Carry at Thokar Niaz Baig Interchange and recovered 10.8 Kgs of Charas and 9.6 Kgs of Opium.
Charas was packed in 9 packets of 1.2 Kgs each, while Opium was packed in 8 packets of 1.2 Kgs each and all drugs were concealed in secret cavities of the vehicle. Two persons in car were arrested at the spot, while another two have been arrested on their pointation from Lahore.
ANF Karachi raided a premises situated in the area of Malir Nadi, Bakra Peere Road, Karachi seized 130 Kg Hashish from stocked in it. In another operation, ANF Karachi on pursuance of an information, held a local drug supplier namely Rauf Ahmed resident of Ghotki and recovered 5.6 Kg Hashish from his personal possession. He was arrested near City Bypass Chowk, Sukkur while riding on a motorcycle.
Yet in another operation, ANF, on searching a Car near Byco Petrol Pump, Tando Jam, recovered 20 Kg Hashish tactfully concealed inside the doors of the car. A drug trafficker namely Bashir Ahmed was also taken into custody during the operation. Moreover, ANF on receipt of an information, seized parcel containing ladies hand bags and shawls at an office of a Courier Service Company based at Karachi and recovered 250 Gram Heroin concealed in it. The parcel was intended to be dispatched to Sierra Leone. All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations and further investigations are underway—APP

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