ANF recovers 9.895 tons drugs, arrests 32

Rawalpindi—Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) has seized mega quantity of drugs weighing 9.895 tons worth Rs 14.356 billion in international market.
According to ANF headquarters, 27 operations were conducted at Quetta, Chaghi, Qilla Abdulla, Islamabad, Gilgit, Lahore, Faisalabad, Dera Ghazi Khan, Peshawar, Nowshehra, Haripur, Hyderabad, Shikarpurand Sukkur.
The seized drugs comprised of 1.3 tons Morphine, 7.5 tons Hashish, 1.2 tons Heroin, 4.6 kg Opium, 1.48 kg Amphetamine and 60 gram Cocaine. The operations also resulted in arrest of 32 persons including four females and impounded seven vehicles being used in drug smuggling.
ANF Quetta recovered 1240 kg Morphine from general area Killi Zaran Chaghi. In second operation, ANF Quetta recovered 1180 kg Heroin from Killi Shekhaan, Karezat, Pishin stored in the form of 53 cartons each carton weighing about 22kg.
In third operation, ANF Quetta recovered three kg Hashish from secret cavities of a Dumper Truck near Kuchlak City and arrested two persons namely Watan Khan and Manzoor Alam.
In fourth operation, ANF Quetta recovered 96 bags weighing 5784 kg Hashish (each bag weighing 62 kg) from Killi Nouruk, Tehsil and District Qilla Abdullah. ANF Rawalpindi arrested an accused r/o Mardan at Benazir International Airport, Islamabad and recovered 1.480 kg Amphetamine.
ANF Lahore conducted operation in district Dera Ghazi Khan near Fort Monroe and recovered 1627 kg Hashish from 22 Wheeler Trailer without number. ANF Peshawar recovered 2.4 kg Hashish from personal possession of an accused namelyAhsan Masih r/o Peshawar, travelling in a passenger vehicle near Azza Khel Bala, G.T Road, Nowshera.
ANF Karachi recovered 4.5 kg Hashish from personal possession of accused namely Jan Muhammad r/o Hyderabad, near Shell Petrol Pump, Muhammadi Mor, Auto Bhan, Hyderabad.
In another operation, ANF Karachi intercepted a Toyota Corolla Car No. AEP-724 at Lakhi Ghulam Shah Gate, Shikarpur-Sukkur Road, Shikarpur and recovered one kg Opium and 14 kg Hashish.
Three accused namely Arbab Ali, Ali Hassan and Bibi Naseem all r/o Skhikarpur were sent behind the bars.—APP

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