ANF seizes 6,749-kg drugs valuing $ 235m

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Staff Reporter
Rawalpindi

Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) has seized 6748.339 kg narcotics valuing US$ 234.325 million internationally, arrested 26 culprits including one foreigner and impounded 15 vehicles while conducting 23 counter-narcotics strikes throughout the country.

ANF Balochistan, Police Station Regional Directorate ANF Balochistan recovered 2165 kg Hashish from Killi Daman Tehsil Gulistan District Qilla Abdullah.

In another operation, Police Station Regional Directorate ANF Balochistan recovered 2200 kg Hashish from Dry Rainy Nallah Killi Aarombi Tehsil Gulistan, District Qilla Abdullah.

ANF Punjab, Police Station ANF Lahore with 13 Wing Punjab Ranger Kasur recovered 10.240 kg heroin from personal possession of arrested accused Rana Babar Ali Khan resident of Pakpattan and Sarmad Waqar Rana resident of Sahiwal alongwith 2 x vehicles Honda City and Suzuki Alto Car.

In another operation, Police Station ANF Lahore with 22 Wing Punjab Ranger Kasur recovered three kgs heroin from personal possession of arrested accused Muhammad Jaffar resident of Kasur.

In third operation, Police Station ANF Multan conducted raid near Jamah-e-Masjid Muhammadia, Purani Anarkali Sher Shah Road, Multan, intercepted Nissan Trailer and recovered 1,482 kg hashish from secret cavities of the vehicle and container. 1 x accused Bisham Khan resident of Khyber Agency was arrested on the spot.

In fourth operation, Police Station ANF Lahore in collaboration with 21 Wing Punjab Rangers arrested an accused Shafqat Ali resident of Lahore alongwith motorcycle and recovered 4 kg heroin from his personal possession.

In fifth operation, ANF Lahore arrested a Nigerian national Henry Chiedozie from Lahore Airport, on the suspicion of ingested narco filled capsules in his stomach.

The accused was admitted to hospital where he delivered 62 x cocaine filled capsules (weighing 1.086 Kg). The said accused arrived at Lahore Airport from Nigeria through Qatar Airways.

In sixth operation, Police Station ANF Lahore in collaboration with 22 Wing Punjab Rangers arrested 2 x accused Muhammad Abbas and Tariq Mehmood residents of Kasur alongwith a motorcycle and recovered 1 kg heroin and 3 kg hashish from their personal possession.

In seventh operation, Police Station ANF Lahore raided at Al Nasar Shopping Mall, arrested 2 x accused Haq Nawaz & Zafar Iqbal residents of Nankana Sahib alongwith a Motorcycle.