Islamabad, April 17, 2014 (PPI-OT): ANF launched operations in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Peshawar and Karachi , recovered 18.155 Kgs Heroin, 16.200 Kgs Charas , 2.3 Kgs Opium and Methamphetamine. Arrested 12 persons and seized 02 vehicles. As per details, ANF Peshawar in follow up of a case arrested 2 persons, seized 2 vehicles and recovered 16 Kgs Heroin.
Earlier on 15th April Hikmat Gul s/o Mughal Baz r/o Kurram Agency was arrested carrying 148 Heroin filled capsules (weighing 900 Gms) in his stomach, while travelling from Peshawar to Dubai by PIA Flight No. PK – 283.
On his pointation, ANF Peshawar intercepted 2 vehicles, Toyota Corolla XLI registration No. SZ – 669 and Toyota Axio registration No. ZJ – 822 and recovered 9 Kgs and 7 Kgs Heroin was concealed in vehicles respectively.
Both accused namely Jamshed r/o Charsada and Gul Rehman s/o Said Mehmood Jan r/o Peshawar were also arrested at the spot. Later on their pointation, search of a house was carried out and a few passports alongwith ID Cards were recovered, which were probably used for drug carriers to foreign countries. The case has surfaced the base – line source of capsule cases in KPK province, the gang also used to supply the drugs for domestic needs.
ANF Peshawar arrested Bakht Zameen s/o Gul Said r/o Distt Tor Ghar and recovered 1.5 Kgs Opium from his personal possession. The accused was arrested near Askar Petrol Pump, Oghi, Distt Mansehra.
ANF Lahore arrested Farzana Bibi w/o Muhammad Gul r/o Peshawar and recovered 4.8 Kgs Charas from her personal possession. The accused was arrested near Bus Stand Abdullah Travels, Band Road, Lahore. Accomplice of the accused Abdul Rehman Rasheed s/o Din Muhammad r/o Lahore managed to escape taking advantage of rush hours.
ANF Lahore arrested Sajjad Masood s/o Masood Pervaiz r/o Rawalpindi and recovered 4.8 Kgs Charas from his personal possession. The accused was arrested at Niazi Bus Stand, Band Road, Lahore.
ANF Lahore arrested Muhammad Mukhtar alias Mukhis s/o Fazal Din r/o Okara and recovered 3 Kgs Charas from his personal possession. The accused was arrested near Shaheen CNG Multan Road, Habibabad, Tehsil Pattoki, Distt Kasur while travelling on a Motorcycle registered OKK – 13 – 1370.
ANF Lahore arrested Sajwaar alias Sakhi Hussain s/o Zahid Muhammad and Muhammad Yasin s/o Kalay Khan both r/o Okara and recovered 800 Gms Opium and 1.20 Kgs Charas from their personal possession. The accused were arrested near Pattoki Toll Plaza, Kasur.
ANF Lahore arrested Muhammad Saeed s/o Noor Ahmed r/o Lahore and recovered 1.01 Kgs Heroin from his personal possession. The accused was arrested at Saddar, Lahore cantt. ANF Rawalpindi arrested Muhammad Younis s/o Hu ssain Khan r/o Satra Meel, Islamabad and recovered 2.40 Kgs Charas from his personal possession. The accused was arrested near Pirwadhai Bus Stop, Mandi Mor, IJP Road Islamabad while traveling on a motorcycle Honda CG – 125 No. LHF – 4049.
ANF Karachi Airport Team arrested Ibrahim Ahmed s/o Ahmed r/o Karachi and recovered 2.79 Kgs Methamphetamine from his personal possession. The drugs were concealed in 6 packs of shirts. The accused was to travel from Karachi to Bangkok by Cathay Pacific Airlines Flight No. CX – 2700.
ANF Karachi intercepted a parcel at TNT Courier Office Karachi and recovered 245 Gms Heroin tactfully concealed in his shoes. The parcel was booked from TNT Courier Office Mangora and was destined for UK. All 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