PMSA, Customs seize drugs worth billions

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The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) and Customs in a joint intelligence based operation seized huge quantity of drugs and arrested five smugglers.

According to a news release issued by the PMSA on Monday, the PMSA and Pakistan Customs conducted a joint intelligence based counter narcotics operation in North Arabian Sea and foiled the smuggling bid of 420 kg of Ice crystal.  Five accused were also arrested during the operation.

The value of the seized narcotics in the International market was estimated to be Rs. 4.9 Billon (PKR). Successful operation by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency and Collectorate of customs enforcement Karachi resulting in seizure of large amount of narcotics is a testament to the fact that we are vigilant and remain committed in preventing use of Pakistani waters for any unlawful act/ purposes.

Pakistan Maritime Security Agency will continue to shoulder its national obligations and responsibility to establish lawful order at sea.

 

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