ANF seizes 40.5 Kg drugs, arrests 23 drug offenders
ISLAMABAD: Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) in 20 counternarcotics operations carried out across the country recovered 40.5 Kg drugs amounting Rs. 81 Million in international market, while arrested 23 drug offenders and impounded 6 vehicles.
The seized drugs comprised of 33.4 Kg Hashish, 3.4 Kg Heroin, 3.3 Kg Amphetamine and 300 Grams Cocaine.
ANF Rawalpindi arrested an accused identified as Islam Gul resident of Mardan at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad who was travelling to Saudi Arabia by Gulf Airways Flight No. GF-771 and recovered 780 Grams Amphetamine which was concealed in his trolley bag.
In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested a foreign bound passenger identified as Khalid Noor resident of Hangu at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad travelling to Dubai by Shaheen Airways Flight No. NL-221 and recovered 1.4 Kg Amphetamine which was tactfully concealed in his trolley bag.
In third operation, ANF Rawalpindi recovered 4 Kg Hashish from personal pos- session of 3x accused identified as Muhammad Ilahi Khan, Rozia Bibi & Hussan Taj all residents of Noshera. They were arrested at Karachi Hotel, near Pirwadhai Road, Rawalpindi.
In fourth operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Toyota Corolla Car near CDA Stop, IJP Road, Islamabad during the search, 2 Kg Hashish was recovered from secret cavity of the vehicle. The accused identified as Sohail Atlas and Muhammad Saqib both residents of Rawalpindi, were also arrested at the spot during the operation.
ANF Lahore recovered 900 grams heroin from possession of an accused namely Muhammad Jamil resident of Gujranwala arrested near Bilal Travels, Lari Adda, Sialkot.
Moreover, ANF Lahore recovered 5 Kg Hashish from possession of 2x accused identified as Mst. Asia Bibi resident of Muzaffargarh and Muhammad Akram resident of Multan arrested near PSO Petrol Pump, Yasir Filling Station, Multan-Aliabad Road, Multan.
In third operation, ANF Lahore recovered 1.2 Kg Hashish from possession of the accused identified as Masood Ul Hassan resident of Sialkot arrested near Airport Road, Sambrial, Sialkot.
In fourth operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a Motorcycle near Niazi Bus Stand, Band Road, Lahore and recovered 3.6 Kg Hashish from possession of accused identified as Imran Ali Shah resident of Lahore.
In fifth operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a Motorcycle near Khan Medical Store, Clifton Hotel, Railway Station, Lahore and recovered 2.4 Kg Hashish from possession of the accused identified as Zulfiqar Ali resident of Lahore.
In sixth operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a Suzuki Mehran Car near Fuel & Fuel CNG Pump, Pindi Bhattian Motorway Toll Plaza, Hafizabad and recovered 4.8 Kg Hashish which was tactfully concealed in secret cavities of the car. A person on board identified as Muhammad Ramzan resident of Toba Tek Singh was apprehended during the operation. All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations and further investigations are underway.