ANF seizes 1413 kg drugs in 11 counter narcotics raids; arrests eight

RAWALPINDI:- Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) Pakistan has recovered 1413 kg drugs amounting to Rs 882 million in international market and arrested eight drug offenders besides impounding three vehicles in 11 counter narcotics raids conducted across the country.

According to ANF spokesman, the recovered drugs comprised 1403 kg Hashish, 6.4 kg Heroin and 3.2 kg Amphetamine. ANF Quetta in an intelligence based operation carried out at Murda Karez Tabay Achakzai Road, Tehsil Chaman and District Qilla Abdullah seized 1350 kg Hashish.

The drug was stocked at an isolated site situated at general area of Killi Pankai, Tehsil Gulistan, District Qilla Abdullah.

In another intelligence based operation, ANF Quetta seized 516 kg Hashish from a deserted house in an area near killi Machika Tehsil Chaman District Qilla Abdullah. In another intelligence based operation, ANF

Quetta captured a truck at Khanal Baba Crossing area Tehsil Khanzai, District Pishin and recovered 750 kg Hashish.

ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a motorcycle near Iqbal Shaheed Toll Plaza Attock and recovered five kg Hashish which was kept under the seat of motorcycle. A person on board namely Israr Khan residents of Peshawar was also apprehended during the operation.

In another operation ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a motorcycle near Iqbal Shaheed Toll Plaza Attock and recovered two kg Hashish from personal possession of the accused identified as Faisal Bilal r/o Attock.

In third operation ANF Rawalpindi arrested Bahadar Lal r/o Mardan at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad and recovered one kg Amphetamine.

ANF Peshawar arrested Alam Khan r/o Charsadda at Peshawar International Airport, Peshawar, on suspicion of heroin filled capsules in his stomach. Later, 78 heroin capsules weighing 490 grams were recovered from him.

In another operation ANF Peshawar in collaboration with ASF conducted a raid and arrested a passenger identified as Akhtar Gul r/o Kurram

Agency at Peshawar International Airport and recovered 1.2 kg Amphetamine which was concealed in his trolley bag.

ANF Lahore arrested Tajamal Hussain r/o Sargodha at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and recovered 1.030 kg Amphetamine which was concealed in his bag.

In another operation ANF Lahore seized 430 grams Heroin from a UK bound parcel being sent through a courier service company based at Royal Cargo Complex, Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore. Parcel was booked from TCS Office Peshawar. ANF Karachi recovered 5.5 kg Heroin by arresting two accused identified as Humayon Anis r/o Rawalpindi and

Syed Ali Sher r/o Karachi. They were arrested near Daewoo Bus Stand Super Highway, Karachi.

All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations and further investigations are underway.