Islamabad, May 07, 2014 (PPI-OT): ANF conducted 6 operations at Rawalpindi, Turbat, Lahore, Peshawar by homing on drug suppliers and smugglers. Recovered 69 Kgs Heroin from a container at Rawalpindi, arrested 14 persons including Foreigner running Drug Trafficking Organization at Islamabad and also seized 2 vehicles.
According to detailed information, ANF Rawalpindi conducted a raid at a ware-house and seized a container loaded with 69 Kgs of Heroin. Drugs were concealed in sports goods, that is, boxing gloves and punching pads. The container was destined to Ghana. 8 persons were arrested and 2 vehicles seized.
ANF Rawalpindi arrested a West African namely Clastis from a house at E – 11, who was involved in supply of Heroin, Hashish and Cocaine to youth at Islamabad. 2 Kgs of Charas was also recovered from his custody. He was running a Drug Traffic Organization at Islamabad.
ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team intercepted a Nigerian national namely Adedokun Ayinde Adedapo at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, who was suspected for carrying Heroin filled capsules in his stomach. The accused has been shifted to Benazir Bhutto Hospital for recovery of the capsules. He was to travel to Keyna via Doha by Qatar Airways Flight No. QR – 615.
ANF Quetta intercepted a Toyota Vigo Double Cabin (Without Registration) at Gawadar-Turbat Road near Baloch Chowk, District Kech and recovered 10.5 Kgs Opium, tactfully concealed in the secret cavities of the vehicle. Two accused namely Imam Bakhsh s/o Dur Muhammad r/o Turbat and Aslam s/o Ismail r/o Gawadar were arrested at the spot.
ANF Lahore Airport Check Team intercepted Altaf Hussain s/o Khaliq Hussain r/o, Rawalpindi (Dual Nationality Holder) at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore and recovered 420 Gms Heroin (Brown) tactfully concealed in pipes of his trolley bag. He was to travel to London by Flight No. 757.
ANF Peshawar intercepted an accused namely Hidayat Ullah Khan s/o Abdul Mastan r/o Rabat, Lower Dirat Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar and recovered 900 Gms Amphetamine, tactfully concealed in his hand bag. He was scheduled to leave Peshawar for Jeddah by Shaheen International Airlines Flight No. NL – 721. 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