ANF Recovers 121 Kg Narcotics Worth Rs 95 Mln In 18 Operations; Arrests 25 Persons

ANF recovers 121 kg narcotics worth Rs 95 mln in 18 operations; arrests 25 persons

RAWALPINDI, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 23th August, 2016) : Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) in 18 different operations conducted across the country has recovered 121 kg narcotics worth Rs 95 million in international market and arrested 25 persons including six ladies and seized four vehicles. The seized drugs comprised 111 kg Hashish, 2.3 kg Heroin, five kg Opium, 2.86 kg Ice and 450 Psychotropic tablets. The operations were carried out at Lahore, Khushab, Haripur, Peshawar, Hyderabad and Karachi.

According to details, ANF Lahore arrested a lady drug carrier namely Sadia Yaqoob resident of Chakwal and recovered six kg Hashish. In another operation, ANF Lahore arrested a local drug supplier identified as Sabir Amin r/o Lahore and recovered two kg Hashish. Yet in another operation, ANF Lahore arrested two drug suppliers including Nadeem Akhtar Qadri r/o Lahore and Muddassar Iqbal r/o Gujrat, recovering 30 kg Hashish. In fourth operation, ANF Lahore Road Check Team on pursuance of information intercepted a car near Shahpur, District Khushab and recovered 9.

6 kg Hashish and four kg Opium during the search of the car. A drug trafficker identified as Muhammad Shahid r/o Gujranwala was also apprehended. ANF Lahore Airport Team apprehended two passengers identified as Zahoor John r/o Lahore and Asima Mazhar r/o Sahiwal at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, while they were boarding for Colombo by Flight No. MJ-186 and recovered 850 gram Heroin concealed in their trolley bag. In sixth operation ANF Lahore on pursuance of information, intercepted a Toyota Corolla car near Shakhapura bypass, Lahore and recovered 44 kg Hashish from secret cavities of the car.

Two persons on board identified as Mukhtar Masih and Shahbaz Ahmed, both r/o Sheikhupura were also arrested. ANF Lahore Airport Team arrested Muhammad Shahid r/o Sargodha at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and recovered 1.86 kg Ice. In eighth operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a car near Babu Sabu Motorway Interchange, Lahore, recovering 450 Ecstasy tablets from possession of Zahid Fazal Khan and Sohail Khan, both r/o Peshawar.

ANF Peshawar Airport Team arrested a foreign bound passenger namely Muhammad Tariq Jan r/o Charsadda at Peshawar Airport and recovered 770 grams Amphetamine concealed in his briefcase. His accomplice, his real brother was also arrested from nearby area. ANF Peshawar Road Check team netted Muhammad Ehsan and a lady, Kinza Bibi while traveling in a Rawalpindi bound passenger van and recovered 1.5 kg Hashish and 1.2 kg Heroin. ANF Peshawar also intercepted a passenger namely Tahir Zaman r/o Bannu at Peshawar Airport and recovered 1.

04 kg Hashish. In fourth operation, ANF Peshawar Road Check Team intercepted a Taxi car near Panian Chowk, Karakoram Highway, Haripur and arrested two drug carriers identified as Sarwar and a lady identified as Baslal, both r/o Charsadda along with two kg Hashish. The drug recipient namely Abdul Malik, r/o Haripur was also arrested from nearby area. In fifth operation, ANF Peshawar Airport Team detained a foreign bound passenger identified as Nawab Gul r/o Hangu and recovered 420 gram Ice.

In another operation, ANF Peshawar arrested a lady drug trafficker, Salma Bibi r/o Sialkot and recovered one kg Opium and 3.4 kg Hashish. She was arrested while travelling in passenger van near Motorway Toll Plaza, Peshawar. In seventh operation, ANF Peshawar Road Check Team arrested Akhtar Gul and his lady accomplice namely Roshna Bibi, both r/o Mardan, recovering 11.8 kg Hashish from their possession. They were arrested near Motorway Toll Plaza, Peshawar while travelling in a passenger van.

ANF Karachi while intercepting a UK bound parcel containing documents at a courier service office, Karachi recovered 30 gram Heroin concealed in it. In another operation, ANF Karachi seized a parcel at an office of a courier service company based at Karachi and recovered 240 gram Heroin concealed within the surgical items. The seized parcel was destined for Canada. Yet in another operation, ANF Karachi while arresting a local drug peddler identified as Ahmed along with recovery of two Kg Hashish from his possession. The accused was arrested from Fateh Chowk, Hyderabad City. All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations and further investigations are underway.