Inter-provincial gang of drug dealers arrested

BAHAWALPUR:The city police have arrested an inter-provincial gang of drug traffickers and recovered charas from them during a raid.

According to Inspector Ejaz Faisal Ameen of Criminal Investigation Agency, police had received a tip-off for a gang that used to bring drugs from Peshawar and supply in Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan districts.

The police conducted raid and apprehended three drug peddlers and recovered four-kilogram charas and six kg heroin from their possession. Police also took the car used for drug trafficking into custody.

The accused were identified as Haq Nawaz, Liaqat and Masood.

Further investigation was underway.