Islamabad, July 18, 2014 (PPI-OT): ANF during 4 operations at Islamabad, Attock and Lahore recovered 6 Kgs Heroin, 2 Kgs Opium and 500 Gms Charas, while arrested 5 persons including 2 lady smugglers.
According to details, ANF Lahore seized a shipment at Sky Net Cargo Office, Lahore and recovered 3.6 Kgs Heroin tactfully concealed in 5 boxes containing child suits, handbags, dinner sets and bed spread items.
The consignment was destined for UK. After initial investigation, it was revealed that the consignment was booked by Muhammad Jamil r/o Mirpur AJK and was to be received by Shamim Akhtar, Aylesbury, UK.
ANF Lahore arrested Sherzada s/o Hazrat Momin r/o Bajour Agency and Muhammad Ehsan s/o Aziz-ur-Rehman r/o Lahore during an operation conducted near Niazi Bus Stand, Bund Road, Lahore and recovered 2 Kgs Opium and 500 Gms Charas from their possession.
ANF Rawalpindi arrested 2 lady drug smugglers namely Shumaila w/o Rizwan and Humaira w/o Shahid, both residents of Swabi and recovered 2.5 Kgs Heroin from their personal possession. They were arrested at Iqbal Shaheed Toll Plaza, GT Road, Attock while travelling in a passenger bus.
ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team apprehended a passenger namely Arshad Ali s/o Bashir Ahmed r/o Nankana Sahib at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, who confessed of having ingested Heroin filled capsules in his stomach. He was boarding for Dubai by Flight No. PK-230. 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