ANF seized 3.395 tons of drugs worth Rs3.96 bil­lion in 9 op­er­a­tions

The Financial Daily - - NATIONAL -

RAWALPINDI: In con­tin­u­a­tion to its drive for achieve­ment of Drug Free So­ci­ety, Anti-Nar­cotics Force Pak­istan seized 3394.836 Kg nar­cotics worth Rs 3.96 Bil­lion in­ter­na­tion­ally, ar­rested 10 cul­prits in­clud­ing a for­eigner in­volved in drug smug­gling and also im­pounded a ve­hi­cle con­duct­ing 9 counter-nar­cotics strikes. The seized drugs com­prised of 1.6 Kg Hashish, 3375 Kg Opium, 13.175 Kg Heroin and 5.061 Kg Am­phet­a­mine.

ANF Quetta ar­rested Muham­mad As­lam res­i­dent of Cha­gai from gen­eral area of Girdi Jun­gle, Tehsil Dal­bandin, Dis­trict Cha­gai and re­cov­ered 4.25 Kg Heroin from his per­sonal pos­ses­sion. In an­other op­er­a­tion, ANF Quetta re­cov­ered 3375 Kg Opium from Killi Okar near Girdi Jun­gle, Tehsil Dal­bandin, Dis­trict Cha­gai.

ANF Rawalpindi ar­rested Hayat Ul­lah res­i­dent Mar­dan from Is­lam­abad In­ter­na­tional Air­port on sus­pi­cion of in­gested Narco filled cap­sules. Cul­prit was ad­mit­ted to Be­nazir Bhutto Hos­pi­tal where he de­liv­ered 55 Heroin filled cap­sules weigh­ing 350 Gram. De­tailed search of lug­gage of the ar­rested cul­prit re­sulted in re­cov­ery of 2.230 Kg Am­phet­a­mine soaked in pa­pers and tal­cum pow­der bot­tle placed in his lug­gage. Ar­rested ac­cused in­tended to fly for KSA by flight No. SV-889.

In an­other op­er­a­tion, ANF Rawalpindi ar­rested Ju­naid Iqbal & Awais Khan both res­i­dent of Gil­git from An­tiTer­ror­ism Court Gil­git and re­cov­ered 1.6 Kg Hashish from their per­sonal pos­ses­sion.

In third op­er­a­tion, ANF Rawalpindi ar­rested Ayaz Muham­mad Res­i­dent of Swabi and his wife Shazia from Is­lam­abad In­ter­na­tional Air­port while they were about to fly for Jed­dah (KSA) and re­cov­ered 1.238 Kg Am­phet­a­mine from their trol­ley bag.

In fourth op­er­a­tion, ANF Rawalpindi ar­rested Adil Khan res­i­dent of Haripur from Is­lam­abad In­ter­na­tional Air­port while he in­tended to fly for Dam­mam (KSA) by flight No. PK-245 and re­cov­ered 743 Grams Am­phet­a­mine from his trol­ley bag.

ANF La­hore in­ter­cepted a Toy­ota Hi­ace near Mo­tor­way-M4 Toll Plaza, Go­jra-Faisal­abad and re­cov­ered 8 Kg Heroin con­cealed in CNG Cylin­der of the ve­hi­cle. A per­son on­board Muham­mad Yasir res­i­dent of Charsadda was also ar­rested dur­ing the opera- tion. In an­other op­er­a­tion, ANF La­hore ar­rested Ah­mad Shafiq Ibrahim, Mal­di­vian Ci­ti­zen at Al­lama Iqbal In­ter­na­tional Air­port, La­hore on sus­pi­cion of in­gested narco filled cap­sules.

The ar­rested in­di­vid­ual ad­mit­ted in Ser­vices Hos­pi­tal, La­hore where he de­liv­ered 61 Heroin filled weigh­ing 575 Gram. In third op­er­a­tion, ANF La­hore ar­rested Faraz Ahmed res­i­dent of Sar­godha at Mul­tan In­ter­na­tional Air­port and re­cov­ered 850 Gram Am­phet­a­mine from his lug­gage. The ar­rested cul­prit in­tended to fly for Dam­mam (KSA) via Dubai by flight No. FZ326.

All cases have been reg­is­tered at re­spec­tive ANF Po­lice Sta­tions un­der CNS Act 1997 and fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tions are un­der­way. - NNI

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