ANF seized 2037kg drugs worth Rs$757m, arrest eight

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Observer Report

Islamabad

The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Pakistan seized 2037.522 kilograms of narcotics and 120 liters of prohibited chemicals valuing the US $ 757.78 million internationally, arrested eight culprits, and impounded five vehicles in 14 counter-narcotics strikes conducted across the country.

The seized drugs included 1063 kg opium, 715 kg morphine, 58.022 kg heroin, 200.1 kg hashish, 1.4 kg methamphetamine (Ice), and 120 liters of acetic anhydride.

According to details, the ANF Balochistan, the staff of Police Station ANF Quetta recovered 715 kg morphine near the railway station, Killi Khan Muhammad Yaro, District Pishin. In another operation, the staff of Police Station Regional Directorate ANF Balochistan recovered 1063 kg of opium from Killi Agberg, tehsil & district Quetta.

As per initial information, the recovered drugs were stored for handing over to some other narco gang. In the third operation, the staff of Police Station, ANF Quetta recovered 120 liters acetic anhydride from a Toyota Corolla car at Chaman, Kuchlak Road, Near Agriculture College, district Quetta. Resultantly two accused persons namely Asmat Ullah and Abdul Nasir both residents of Quetta were arrested during the operation.
In the fourth operation, the staff of Police Station Quetta recovered 30 kg hashish from a Suzuki Mehran car parked near Said Meer Cross, Gulistan Road, district Qilla Abdullah. In the fifth operation, the staff of Police Station ANF Turbat recovered 30 kg heroin from a dry nullah located in the general area of Dasht, district Kech. In the sixth operation, the staff of police station ANF Quetta intercepted a Yamaha motorcycle near Meer Hotel, Joint Road, Quetta, and recovered 6 kg hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused namely Nazar Muhammad resident of Quetta.

ANF Punjab, the staff of Police Station Lahore intercepted a suspected parcel from the main International Courier Service Center Lahore and recovered 1.400 kg Meth.

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