ANF seized 1413 kg drugs in 11 counternarcotics raids

ISLAMABAD: Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan recovered 1413 Kg drugs amounting Rs 882 million international market while arrested 8 drug offenders and impounded 3 vehicles in 11 counternarcotics raids conducted across the country.

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.

According to details, the drug was stocked at an isolated site situated at general area of Killi Pankai, Tehsil Gulistan, District Qilla Abdullah. As per preliminary reports, the drug was laced for handing to another narcotics gang for further transportation to some unidentified location. In another intelligence based operation, ANF Quetta seized 516 Kg Hashish from a deserted house in Gen Area near killi Machika Tehsil Chaman District Qilla Abdullah.

In another intelligence based operation, ANF Quetta captured a Heno Truck at Gen Area Khanal Baba Cross Tehsil Khanzai and District Pishin and recovered 750 Kg Hashish concealed in secret cavities of the truck.

ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a motorcycle near Iqbal Shaheed Toll Plaza Attock and recovered 5 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 Iqbal Shaheed Toll Plaza Attock and recovered 2 Kg Hashish from personal possession of the accused identified as Faisal Bilal residents of Attock. As per reports, the accused was involved in supply of drug at local level. In third operation ANF Rawalpindi arrested Bahadar Lal residents of Mardan at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad and recovered 1 Kg Amphetamine, who was traveling to Saudi Arabia by Gulf Airways flight No. FG-771. The drug was concealed in his trolly bag.

ANF Peshawar arrested Alam Khan residents of Charsadda at Peshawar International Airport, Peshawar, on suspicion of narco filled capsules in his stomach, he was admitted in Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar, where he delivered 78x Heroin filled capsules weighing 490 grams. He was travelling to Riyadh by Sheheen Airlines flight No. NL-723. In another operation ANF Peshawar in collaboration with ASF arrested a bound passenger identified as Akhtar Gul residents of Kurram Agency at Peshawar International Airport and recovered 1.2 Kg Amphetamine which was concealed in his trolley Bag.

The accused intended to board for UAE by Air Arabia flight No. G9-555. ANF Lahore arrested Tajamal Hussain residents of Sargodha at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and recovered 1.030 Kg Amphetamine, which was concealed in his trolly bag. The accused intended to board for Saudi Arabia by flight No. EK-625.

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 residents of Rawalpindi and Syed Ali Sher resident of 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.