Islamabad, April 25, 2014 (PPI-OT): ANF launched 8 operations in Baluchistan and Punjab, recovered 8 Kgs Heroin, 376 Kgs Charas, arrested 9 persons and seized 3 vehicles. The value of drugs is approximately 376 million in international market.
According to details, ANF Quetta recovered 297 Kgs of fine quality Charas from a deserted hut at Turbat-Gawadar Road, near Kech River, District Kech. The drugs were placed at a cache site for handing over to another gang for smuggling abroad. ANF laid trap to apprehend the smugglers, however no one approached the site.
ANF Quetta in another operation recovered 29 Kgs Charas from an un-inhabited area in mountains near Turbat. The consignment was concealed in undulating ground for onward dispatch to Gawadar.
ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a passenger namely Muhammad Wali S/o Madad Khan r/o Quetta at Rawalpindi Airport and recovered 5.5 Kgs off – white Heroin tactfully concealed in his bag. The accused wanted to proceed to Ghana via Doha on Qatar Airline Flight No. QR-615.
ANF Rawalpindi, on information conducted a raid at Ramzan Hotel at Gilgit and recovered 8 Kgs Charas from personal possession of Ghazanfar Ali S/o Muhammad Akbar Khan r/o Olding Mohallah, Hajigam, Sakurdu, District Baltistan.
ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Toyota Corolla Car at Burhan Interchange, Attock and recovered 22.800 Kgs Garda Charas, tactfully concealed in bifurcation of fuel tank of vehicle. Two accused persons namely Lal Akbar S/o Khan Haider and Abdul Wahid S/o Feroz Khan both r/o Bara Khyber Agency were arrested at the spot.
ANF Lahore intercepted a Corolla XLI Car No. LZA – 4544 near Motorway Toll Plaza, Faisalabad Interchange and recovered 19.200 Kgs Charas concealed in the dash board of the car. The recovered drugs were packed in 12 packets. Two accused persons Shahid Khan S/o Dilawar Khan and Naeem Ullah both r/o Peshawar were arrested at the spot.
ANF Lahore Road Check Team arrested Araz Muhammad s/o Dadu r/o Distt Ghotki and recovered 550 Gms of Heroin tactfully concealed in his shoes. He was arrested near Pai Khel, Kala Bagh Road, Mianwali.
ANF Lahore arrested Ali Rehman s/o Sher Zaman r/o Char Sada and Faiz Ullah Khan s/o Nasrullah Khan r/o Char Sada and recovered 2 Kg s Heroin. The accused were arrested near Qutab Pur Toll Plaza Mailsi, Distt Vehari while travelling in Honda Car registered No. LOZ-6962. The drugs were concealed in doors of car. 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