ANF foils smug­gling of 1.16 tons nar­cotics

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

KARACHI—Anti Nar­cotics Force (ANF( in 11 op­er­a­tions re­cov­ered huge cache of nar­cotics weigh­ing 1.16 Tons worth Rs 7.6 bil­lion in in­ten­tional mar­ket. The seized drugs in­cluded 1.147 tons heroin, 17 kg hashish and 2.4 kg opium. ANF also ar­rested 12 per­sons in­clud­ing 4 ladies in­volved in drug smug­gling dur­ing the op­er­a­tions. Th­ese op­er­a­tions were launched at Rawalpindi, At­tock, Now­shehra, Pe­shawar, Hy­der­abad, Karachi and Pishin.

ANF Quetta while car­ry­ing out an in­tel­li­gence led oper­a­tion at Pishin seized 1.12 Ton Heroin. Ac­cord­ing to de­tails, Heroin was con­cealed at an un­in­hab­ited site lo­cated in moun­tain­ous area of Kili Gawal, District Pishin. As per ini­tial in­for­ma­tion, drug con­sign­ment was placed at a cache site for hand­ing over to an­other nar­cotics gang for on­ward dis­patch to some uniden­ti­fied des­ti­na­tion.

ANF Karachi on pur­suance of an in­for­ma­tion raided a godown sit­u­ated near 4-K Bus Stop, New Karachi, seiz­ing 20 Kg Heroin and 6 Kg Hashish stocked inside the premises. Two Afghan na­tion­als namely Janat Khan and Khuda Nazar were also ar­rested dur­ing the oper­a­tion.

In an­other oper­a­tion, ANF Karachi Air­port Team ar­rested a pas­sen­ger Qasim Khan at Jin­nah In­ter­na­tional Air­port, Karachi, while he was board­ing for Colombo by Flight No. UL-184 and re­cov­ered 1.4 Kg Heroin which was con­cealed in his suit­case. Yet in an­other oper­a­tion, ANF Karachi ar­rested a lo­cal drug ped­dler iden­ti­fied as Gul Muham­mad, re­cov­er­ing 1.385 Kg Hashish from his pos- ses­sion. He was ar­rested from a Musa Ka­tian, Hy­der­abad.

ANF Pe­shawar re­cov­ered 2 Kg Heroin from personal pos­ses­sion of lady Sidra res­i­dent of Faisal­abad, who was trav­el­ling in a pas­sen­ger van near Rashakai In­ter­change, Now­shera. In an­other oper­a­tion, ANF Pe­shawar re­cov­ered 6 Kg Hashish from pos­ses­sion of an ac­cused Tahir Khan res­i­dent of Mar­dan, while trav­el­ling in a pas­sen­ger van near Rashakai In­ter­change, Now­shehra.

Yet in an­other oper­a­tion, ANF Pe­shawar Air­port Team ar­rested 2 pas­sen­gers in­clud­ing Sha­keel Ahmed and his wife named Qa­mar Sul­tana dur­ing rou­tine check at Pe­shawar Air­port, re­sult­ing in re­cov­ery of 1.5 Kg Heroin con­cealed in pas­sen­ger bags. They were board­ing on Qatar Air­line Flight QR-61 sched­uled for Doha. In fourth oper­a­tion, ANF Pe­shawar Road Check Team dur­ing search of a pas­sen­ger van at Rashakai Mo­tor­way In­ter­change, Noshehra, ar­rested a lady pas­sen­ger Nas­reen Perveen res­i­dent of Lahore, and re­cov­ered 3.6 Kg Hashish from her pos­ses­sion.

In fifth oper­a­tion, ANF Pe­shawar Road Check Team while car­ry­ing out search of a pas­sen­ger van near main Mo­tor­way Toll Plaza, Pe­shawar, ar­rested a pas­sen­ger Ab­dul Man­nan res­i­dent of Lakki Mar­wat and re­cov­ered 2.4 Kg Opium from his pos­ses­sion. In sixth oper­a­tion, ANF Pe­shawar searched a pas­sen­ger van near Mo­tor­way Toll Plaza, Pe­shawar, and ar­rested a lady Akhtari Bibi along with her male ac­com­plice Syed Nabi, re­sult­ing in re­cov­ery of 1.5 Kg Heroin form their pos­ses­sion.

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