Islamabad, July 11, 2014 (PPI-OT): ANF conducted 4 operations at Lahore and Peshawar, arrested 6 persons including 2 lady drug smugglers. Operations resulted in recovery of 29 Kgs Charas and 6 Kgs of Opium. Moreover CNS courts awarded life imprisonment and forfeiture of 73 lakh in two separate cases.
According to details, ANF Lahore arrested two lady drug smugglers namely Salma alias Nazu and Mumtaz Bibi, both residents of Swabi and recovered 18 Kgs Charas from their personal possession. They were arrested near Bus Stand, Bund Road, Lahore.
ANF Lahore acting upon an information arrested Muhammad Khalid s/o Abdul Majeed r/o Lahore and recovered 8.4 Kg Charas from his possession. He was travelling on motorcycle No. LEW-695-13 near Tezab and Chemical Market, Ek Moria Pull Road, Lahore. He was to deliver the drugs to street sellers, of whose investigation is under process.
ANF Lahore, Road Check Team arrested Ihtesham Ul Haq s/o Gulzar Muhammad r/o Haripur at main Faisalabad Motorway Interchange and recovered 1.2 Kgs Charas from his possession. Initial interrogation revealed that the individual was local distributer of narcotics.
ANF Peshawar Vigilance Team on routine checking arrested Arshad s/o Asal Din and Amjad s/o Azeem, both residents of Charsada and recovered 6 Kgs Opium and 1 Kgs Charas from their possession. They were arrested while travelling in a passenger coach No. LWC-9271 at Rashakai, Motorway Interchange. They were to distribute the drugs to street suppliers at Lahore.
Control of Narcotics Substance Court (CNS Court) at Karachi has convicted an accused Asim s/o M. Akhtar Arain, FIR No. 91/2012 for life imprisonment. He was convicted for recovery of 11 Kgs Heroin from his personal. He was arrested at Karachi Airport in 2012 while proceeding to Amsterdam.
In another case, Control of Narcotics Substance Court (CNS Court) of Karachi has forfeited Rs. 73 Lacs in SCB Bank Account, Peshawar Branch, pertaining to an accused Kamran Sikandari. Earlier the accused was convicted in narcotics offence. It is pertinent to mention that amount fortified has been earned through narcotics business. Recovery cases have been registered in ANF Police Stations and further investigation is under process.
For more information, contact:
Anti Narcotics Task Force (ANTF)
Minister for Narcotics Control