ANF seizes 462.5kg drugs worth US$ 2.54 million in 10 operations
ISLAMABAD: Determined to uproot drug menace from the country and the world, Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 462.500 Kgs Narcotics worth US$ 2.54 Million internationally, arrested 8 culprits and impounded 4 vehicles while conducting 10 counter-narcotic strikes. The seized drugs comprised of 59.600 Kg Hashish, 0.190 Kg Heroin, 2.710 Kg Methamphetamine and 400 Kg HCL.
ANF KP, Police Station Kohat in collaboration with Kurram intelligence team, Kurram near Chutta Durrani Nullah intercepted Toyota Corolla Car, however said car tried to escape and after some distance, Driver of the car managed to fled away. After detailed search 30 Kgs Hashish recovered from trunk of the said car. In another operation, the staff of Police Station Peshawar intercepted a consignment from a truck parked at Torkham Border which was proceeding to Afghanistan (laden with HCL) and other consignments. Said truck was allowed to proceed (less HCL consignment) without affecting other consignment on truck. Suspected four drums of Hydrochloric Acid (HCL) were labeled as Black Powder Industry Nowshera, which were booked by one Gul Agha (Afghani). Ground check of same has revealed that no such industry exists and no legal documents have been produced. FIR has been logged against Afghan national by Police Station Peshawar & 400 Kgs HCL was seized. In third operation, on a tipoff the staff of Police Station Regional Directorate Peshawar intercepted a courier parcel at TCS franchise, GB Plaza Karkhano Market Peshawar which was booked for District Hafizabad and seized one loud speaker. During detail search190 grams heroin & 1.200 Kgs Hashish were recovered which was tactfully concealed inside the loud speaker. Initial investigation revealed that sender accused namely Wajid resident of Peshawar and recipient Sajid Mehmood resident of Hafizabad were involve in this case. In fourth operation, ANF KP, Police Station DI Khan recovered 2.400 Kgs Hashish from arrested accused Zahir Khan resident of DI Khan at Daraban road which was wrapped with his body. In fifth operation, Police Station Mansehra intercepted a Motorcycle at main Shahra-e-Resham near food Hut restaurant and recovered 1.200 Kgs Hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused Usama Younas resident of Mansehra.