Islamabad, March 14, 2014 (PPI-OT): ANF homed on Airports, Highways and Courier Companies of Punjab and KPK. Operations resulted in recovery of 1 Kg Opium, 2.14 Kgs Heroin and 25.2 Kgs Charas, which were mostly destined abroad.
According to details, ANF Rawalpindi Spot Check Team acting upon an information intercepted a Suzuki Bolan Registration No. LEB-3413 near Burhan Motorway Interchange and recovered 1 Kg Opium and 25 Kgs of Charas tactfully concealed in secret cavities of the vehicle. Driver of the vehicle Muhammad Sikandar s/o Ghulam Muhammad r/o Faisalabad has been arrested at the spot.
ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team arrested Fayyaz Ali s/o Niaz Ali Khan r/o Nowshera from Islamabad Airport who confessed of having 40 Heroin filled capsules in his stomach. He was travelling by Shaheen Airlines, Flight No. NL-221 from Islamabad to Dubai.
ANF Peshawar Airport Team arrested Hasnian Zaman s/o Qamar Zaman r/o Fatima Jinnah Colony, Sargodha and recovered 1 Kg and 200 Gms of Heroin tactfully concealed in his hand baggage. He was traveling from Peshawar to Riyadh via Sharjah by Air Arabia Airlines, Flight No. G-9558. The accused has been arrested at the spot.
ANF Lahore arrested Muhammad Sadiq s/o Mehr Bahadar r/o Layyah and Syed Muntazir s/o Mehdi Hassan r/o Layyah and recovered 0.5 Kg of Heroin from their personal possession. The accused were arrested near Hamza Cotton Mill, Multan Road, Mianwali.
ANF Lahore intercepted a parcel dispatched through World Logistic Office from Gulberg-III Lahore destined for UK. Detailed search of parcel resulted in recovery of 200 Gms of Heroin, tactfully concealed in Cushion Cloth. Cases have been registered in ANF Police Stations and further investigations are under process.
For more information, Contact:
Anti Narcotics Task Force (ANTF)
Minister for Narcotics Control