Islamabad, April 25, 2016 (PPI-OT):ANF in 9 countrywide strikes underway against drug peddling arrested 9 Drug Suppliers, resulting in recovery of 2 Kg Heroin (20000 doses) and 30.2 Kg Hashish (60400 doses), having street value of Rs 3.5 Million, along with seizure of 4 vehicles. The strikes were carried out at Attock, Haripur, Sukkur, Karachi, Hyderabad and Qilla Abdullah. Since 13 April i.e. beginning of Anti Drug Drive, so far ANF has conducted 76 operations, while recovering drugs worth Rs 117 Million and arresting 80 drug suppliers. Most of the arrested drug suppliers were involved in drug supply to youth and students of different educational institutions.
According to details, ANF Rawalpindi recovered 500 Gram Hashish from a street drug peddler who was arrested near Naz Cinema Chowk, Attock City. ANF Peshawar intercepted a Suzuki Van (Bolan) near Kot Najeeb Ullah, Hattar Road, Haripur and recovered 2.4 Kg Hashish concealed in it. A person on board identified as Arshad Khan resident of Peshawar was also taken into custody.
In another operation, ANF Peshawar seized an unattended Suzuki Pickup parked near Northern Bypass Chowk, Peshawar City and recovered 10.8 Kg Hashish concealed in secret cavities of the vehicle. As per initial reports, the drug was intended to be handed over to some other narcotics gang. Yet in another operation, ANF Peshawar intercepted a Suzuki Van near Sifwat Ghayoor Chowk, University Town, Peshawar, recovering 9.6 Kg Hashish and arresting 2 drug suppliers named Muhammad Sabeel and Abdul Wajid, both residents of Khyber Agency.
ANF Karachi arrested a drug peddler identified as Nasir Ali resident of Sukkur, while he was riding on a motorcycle near Mohallah Lala Street, Rohri, Sukkur, recovering 4 Kg Hashish from his possession. In another operation, ANF Karachi Airport Team while acting upon an information, arrested a passenger namely Shahid Khan resident of Faisalabad at Jinnah International Airport Karachi and recovered 2 Kg Heroin from his trolley bag.
The accused intended to fly for Italy by Qatar Airways Flight No. QR-605. Yet in another operation, ANF Karachi during a raid near Madina Town, Quaid Abad, Malir, Karachi, arresting a local drug peddler namely Adil-ur-Rehman resident of Mansehra along with 525 Gram Hashish, which was found in his personal possession. Moreover, ANF Karachi also recovered 2.1 Kg Hashish from possession of a local drug peddler named Phullo, who was arrested near Qasim Chowk Hyderabad City.
ANF Quetta in a strike carried out near Baloch Khan Hotel at Quetta-Chaman Road, Qilla Abdullah recovering 300 Gram Hashish from a local drug peddler identified as Aolia. All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations and further investigations are underway.
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Anti Narcotics Force (ANF)
National Park Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan