Islamabad, March 10, 2014 (PPI-OT): ANF conducted 9 operations in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Peshawar and Karachi. Mostly operations were carried out on Airports and Highways, resulting in recoveries of Opium, Heroin and Charas.
According to details, ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team recovered 990 Grams of Heroin and arrested Muhammad Yasin s/o Zahir Shah r/o District Charsada. Drugs were tactfully concealed in his underwear. He was to travel by PIA, F light No. PK – 212 and was destined to Sharjah.
In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team arrested Imdad Ali Shah s/o Saif Ali Shah r/o Mardan and Muhammad Saleem Khan s/o Muhammad Rafique Khan r/o Rawlakot from Benazir Bhutto Airport Islamabad and recovered 48 Heroin filled capsules. The accused Imdad Ali Shah s/o Saif Ali Shah r/o Mardan was to travel by PIA Flight No.PK-749 to Italy.
Yet in another operation, ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team arrested Muhammad Ejaz Ahmed s/o Mukhtar Ahmed r/o Shaukhupura and Muhammad Jehan gir Yousuf s/o Muhammad Yousuf r/o Gujrat, who confessed of having 25 Heroin filled ingested capsules each. Both were to travel by Emirates Airlines Flight No. EK – 613 and were destined for Italy.
ANF Karachi conducted a raid and arrested Ghulam Nabi Shah Alias Gulabi Shah s/o Muhammad Shah r/o District Hyderabad and recovered 1.5 K g s of Hashish from his possession. He was arrested near Khisala Mori, near Tando Allahyar, Hyderabad. Accused was arrested at the spot.
ANF Peshawar conducted an operation near Motorway Toll Plaza and recovered 2.4 K g s of Hashish from secret cavities of a car bearing registration No.RIA – 4569 (Rawalpindi). As per information the drugs were being smuggled from Tribal Area to Punjab. Accused Syed Sheraz Hussain s/o Nagheen Hussain r/o District Koaht was arrested at the spot.
In another operation, ANF Peshawar Road Check Team during its routine operation searched a Suzuki Van bearing Registration No. KW – 464 and recovered 5 Kgs of Hashish near Haripur, Abotabad. The Drugs were recovered from personal possession of Abid Shah s/o Akhtar r/o Swabi, Janat Gul s/o Sami Ullah r/o Swabi and Muhammad Sabir s/o Shujat Khan r/o Swabi. Accused persons have been arrested at the spot.
Yet in another operation, ANF Peshawar Airport Team arrested Muhammad Nabi s/o Nauroz Khan r/o District Hangu, who confessed of having ingested capsules in his stomach. He was to travel by Shaheen Airline, Flight No. NL – 792 and was destined to Sharjah.
ANF Lahore conducted a raid near Shell Petrol Pump, Noor Jahan Road, Liberty Chowk and recovered 8.4 Kgs of Opium and 1.2 Kg s of Hashish from personal possession of 4 persons, namely Zafar Iqbal Khan, Muhammad Asif, Haji Mian Muhammad Riaz Tahir and Dr Muhammad Tanveer Arshad. They were travelling in a car Toyata Corolla registration No. QC – ICT – 427.
ANF Lahore arrested Muhammad Saifullah s/o Noor Muhammad and recovered 5.5 Kgs of Charas from his personal possession. He was arrested at Gulshan Usman Colony, Manawan Road, Muzaffar Garh. All accused have been arrested, F IRs lodged in ANF Police Stations and further investigations are under process.
For more information, Contact:
Anti Narcotics Task Force (ANTF)
Minister for Narcotics Control