ANF recovers over 396 kg narcotics, 1,012 litres chemical; arrests 21

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Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Pakistan while conducting counter-narcotics strikes in different areas of the country managed to recover over 396 kg narcotics, 15,000 intoxicated tablets, 1,012 liters prohibited chemical besides netting 21 accused during last seven days.

According to an ANF headquarters spokesman, ANF Rawalpindi in an operation conducted at Islamabad International Airport recovered 9000 intoxicated tablets weighing 1.620 kg and 1.210 kg narcotic substance from the possession of a passenger.

The accused namely Faryad Ali resident of Nowshera was going to Madina through PIA flight no PK-9713.

In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi recovered 6,000 intoxicated tablets weighing 2,680 grams from a passenger namely Tariq Khan at Islamabad International Airport.

The accused was going to Manchester through flight no VS-362 of Virgin Atlantic.

ANF Rawalpindi and ANF Intelligence in an operation foiled a bid to smuggle narcotics and recovered over 81 kg drugs from Honda Civic Reborn car.

The operation was conducted on Srinagar Highway near ‘Tablighi markaz’ and the raiding team recovered 81.800 kg narcotics including 62.400 kg charras and 19.200 kg opium besides arresting Muhammad Sajawal and his wife namely Bahisht.

ANF Rawalpindi in an operation recovered 630 grams charras from the possession of a passenger namely Afsar Khan, resident of Waziristan going to Abu-Dhabi through PIA flight no PA-230.

ANF Rawalpindi and ANF Intelligence in an operation foiled a bid to smuggle narcotics and recovered over 50 kg drugs from a car.

The raid was conducted near Islamabad Motorway Toll Plaza and ANF recovered over 46 kg charras, two kg opium and over two kg prohibited chemical from a car besides netting three accused namely Waqas Ali, Ghulam Murtaza and a female namely Yasmeen Manzoor.

In another operation conducted at Lahore Railway Station, ANF Punjab recovered 18 kg charras from a consignment of auto parts, sent from Quetta to Lahore through Railway Cargo.

Two persons namely Faryad and Amjad who received the consignment were arrested.

ANF Punjab in an operation conducted near Quaid-e-Azam Interchange, Ring Road Lahore arrested two accused namely Muhammad Israr and Faisal Khan for possessing 34.8 kg charras and 27.6 kg opium.

In another operation, ANF Lahore recovered nearly 900 grams heroin from a suspicious parcel being sent to London.

The parcel was booked by an accused namely Muhammad Asad for Muhammad Latif at an address of London.

ANF Punjab and ANF Intelligence in a joint operation conducted on Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore foiled a bid to smuggle narcotics and recovered heroin filled capsules from the possession of a passenger namely Shakeel Anjum resident of Sargodha going to Bahrain through PIA flight no PK-189.

ANF Punjab and ANF Intelligence in another operation conducted near Ravi Toll Plaza Motorway Lahore recovered nearly 18 kg heroin concealed in secret cavities of a car.