Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) during its 20 country-wide operations has seized 11.6 ton drugs valuing Rs 12.8 billion and rounded up 20 persons involved in drug trafficking.
The ANF also impounded five vehicles being used in transportation of drugs. The seized drugs included 11.6 ton Hashish, 5.8 kg Heroin, 2 kg Amphetamine and 2 kg Opium. As per details here on Monday, ANF Quetta in two separate mega intelligence based operations carried out at Qilla Abdullah and Mastaung seized 10.8 Ton Hashish.
ANF on pursuance of an intelligence report raided a desolate site located at Killi Malezai, Tehsil Gulistan, District Qilla Abdullah, seizing 6322 Kg Hashish concealed in a seasonal stream.
Moreover, 4500 Kg Hashish was seized as a result of another intelligence based operation at an uninhabited site situated at Killi Surgaz, Tehsil & District Mastaung. The drugs were stuffed in plastic bags. As per preliminary reports, the drug consignments were stocked for handing over to another narcotics gang for shifting to some unidentified destination.
ANF Rawalpindi recovered 1.2 kg Hashish from possession of a local drug peddler identified as Sabir Hussain, resident of Attock, arresting him at Hattian Bus Stop, GT Road, Attock, while he was riding on a motorcycle.
In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested a local drug peddler namely Jawad Ali, resident of Mardan along with 1.1 kg Hashish. He was arrested near Sanjwal Chowk, Attock City.
Yet in another operation, ANF Rawalpindi raided near Jutial Bus Stand, Gilgit and arrested two local drug sellers identified as Nazir Rehmat, resident of Dassu and Liaqat Ali, resident of Kohistan, recovering 1 (one) kg Hashish from their possession.
ANF Lahore raided a site located near Fort Monro, Koh-e-Suleman, Dera Ghazi Khan and seized an unattended sack containing 830 kg Hashish. As per reports, the drug was unloaded from a vehicle in view of the probable interception at ANF Road Check established nearby drug seizure point.
In another operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a parcel being dispatched to United Kingdom (UK) from a cargo office located at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and recovered 870 Gram Heroin concealed in sports gloves.
Parcel was booked by a person namely Usman, resident of Gujranwala and was intended to be received by a person named Adnan Shamim at Birmingham, UK.
Yet in another operation, ANF Lahore arrested a local drug peddler identified as Muhammad Azeem, resident of Sialkot, recovering 300 Gram Hashish from his personal possession. He was arrested from Wazirabad Road, Sialkot.
In fourth operation, ANF Lahore arrested a passenger namely Sikandar Zeb, resident of Sawabi at Faisalabad Airport, recovering 750 Gram Amphetamine concealed in a hot pot. The accused intended to fly for Jeddah via Sharjah by Air Arabia Flight No. G9-544.
In fifth operation, ANF Lahore recovered two kg Opium from personal possession of an accused named Muhammad Farooq, resident of Multan, arresting him at Al-Abbas Wagon Stand, Multan City.—APP