ANF seizes 4277.9kg drugs, arrest 26 in operations

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Islamabad

The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) Pakistan seized 4277.912 kilogram narcotics valuing US $ 152.771 million internationally, arrested 26 culprits including two foreigners, one lady and impounded 14 vehicles while conducting 24 counter-narcotics strikes throughout the country.

The seized drugs comprised 20.07 kg heroin, 4164.2 kg hashish, 27 kg opium & 2.730 kg amphetamine (Ice), 53.600 kg methamphetamine, 1.012 kg cocaine & 47000 Alprazolam tablets.

ANF Balochistan: Police Station Regional Directorate ANF, Quetta recovered 1690 kg hashish from (30 polythene sack) near dry rainy nullah situated at Kuchlak Pashin bypass District, Quetta.

In another operation, Police Station Regional Directorate ANF, Quetta, Balochistan, recovered 1710 kg hashish from (30 Polythene sack) near dry rainy nullah situated near Killi Daman Tehsil Gulistan District Qilla Abdullah.

ANF Punjab: Police Station ANF, Lahore raided at Bus Stop Canal Road near Mall Road underpass, Lahore intercepted a Car Honda Civic and recovered 4.800 kg opium & 12 kg hashish from secret cavity of the impounded vehicle & personal possession of arrested accused Ayaz Muhammad & Zarain Khan residents of Swat.

In another operation, ANF Sialkot arrested a Nigerian national namely Innocent Ejike from Sialkot Airport, Sialkot on the suspicion of ingested narco filled capsules in his stomach.

The accused has been admitted to Hospital where he delivered 101 cocaine filled capsules (weighing 1.012 kg).

The said accused was arriving at Sialkot Airport from Nigeria via Musqat through PIA flight No.PK-282.

In third operation, Police Station Sialkot intercepted a consignment of 3 cartons of cricket bat & ball from Courier Service Sialkot and recovered 2 kg opium being sent to Canada which was tactfully concealed in 10 cricket bats. The said consignment was booked by Muhammad Arslan resident of Sialkot.

In fourth operation, Police Station Sialkot raided near Barila Sharif Darbar District Gujrat intercepted a Motorcycle and recovered 3.300 kg hashish from personal possession of arrested accused Abdul Majeed resident of AJK.

In fifth operation, Police Station Mianwali raided near Kalabagh road, District Mianwali intercepted a Motorcycle and recovered 10 kg hashish from personal possession of arrested accused Muhammad Irfan & Zar Khan residents of Mianwali.

In sixth operation, Police Station Faisalabad raided near Admore Petrol Pump Sheikhupura road Faisalabad intercepted Baleno Suzuki Car and recovered 7 kg hashish from secret cavity of said vehicle.

An accused Ahmed Khan, resident of Mandi Bahauddin was arrested on the spot.

In seventh operation, Police Station Faisalabad raided near Sahianwala Motorway Toll Plaza Faisalabad intercepted a Motorcycle and recovered 1.170 kg heroin from personal possession of arrested accused Shah Fahad resident of Hafizabad.—INP