ANF Recovers 175 Kg Drugs, 15 Arrested

ANF recovers 175 kg drugs, 15 arrested

LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 18th Jan, 2017 ) : Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan recovered narcotics weighing 175Kg worth Rs 58 million at international market in 9 operations carried out at Attock, Lahore, DI Khan, Peshawar, Hyderabad and Karachi during the last 24 hours. The ANF also arrested 15 persons involved in drug smuggling and seized 7 vehicles. The recovered drugs include: 164.3 Kg Hashish and 11.3 Kg Heroin. According to ANF officials, the ANF Rawalpindi while working on a tip-off intercepted a car near Burhan Interchange, GT Road, Attock and recovered 10.

8 Kg Hashish after search of the car. Two drug peddlers Muhammad Siraj and Sardar Khan residents of Peshawar were arrested during the operation. In another operation, the ANF Rawalpindi arrested a motorcyclist identified as Qarar Ahmed resident of Attock while he was travelling near Shahan Chowk, Attock Basal Road, Attock and recovered 1.5 Kg Hashish from his possession. The accused was involved in supplying of drugs at local level. The ANF Lahore Airport Team detained a suspected passenger identified as Muhammad Asif resident of Gujranwala at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, recovering 3 Kg Heroin concealed in his luggage.

The accused was to board for Netherlands via Doha by Qatar Airline Flight No. QR-821. In another operation, ANF Lahore during routine checking near Kot Abdul Malik Motorway Interchange, Lahore intercepted a car and arrested Raheel Abbasi resident of Rawalpindi and Waqar Ali, resident of Karachi on recovery of 5 Kg Hashish seized from their car. The ANF Peshawar on pursuance of an information intercepted a Hino Truck near PSO petrol Pump, Chashma Road, DI Khan.

Search of the vehicle led to seizure of 130 Kg Hasish concealed inside the body of the truck. A person on board namely Mir Muhammad resident of Attock was arrested on the spot. In another operation, ANF Peshawar while intercepting a car near Motorway Chowk, Ring Road, Peshawar recovered 15 Kg Hashish. Three persons identified as Ali Khan, Ahmed Khan and Noor Nabi resident of Khyber Agency were also arrested during the operation. ANF Karachi also arrested three drug peddlers and recovered a quantity of drugs. Cases have been registered at the respective ANF Stations under CNS Act 1997 and further investigations are underway.