Islamabad, May 11, 2016 (PPI-OT):ANF in 8 countrywide operations at Islamabad, Attock, Jehlum, Vehari, Karak, Peshawar and Qilla Abdullah recovered 8.198 Tons of drugs, comprising 8.190 Ton Hashish, 2 Kg Heroin, 3.255 Kg Amphetamine and 2 Kg Opium. During the operations, ANF arrested 10 Drug Smugglers and impounded 2 vehicles. The worth of the seized drugs amounts to Rs 4.937 Billion in International Market.
According to details, ANF Quetta while carrying out successful intelligence led operation, seized 8.165 Tons of Hashish. The drug consignment was concealed at un-inhabited site located in mountainous area near Mezai Ada, District Qilla Abdullah. As per initial reports, the drug consignment was kept at a cache site.
ANF Rawalpindi arrested a local drug peddler and recovered 600 Gram Heroin from his possession. He was arrested near Shell Petrol Pump, Mandi More, Islamabad. In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested a local drug supplier and recovered 1.2 Kg Hashish and 400 Gram Heroin from his personal possession. He was arrested near Ziarat Kalu Baba, Mansar, GT Road, Attock. Yet in another operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Suzuki Bolan at Turki Toll Plaza, GT Road, Jehlum and recovered 2 Kg Opium and 13 Kg Hashish during search of the vehicle and arrested two drug traffickers at the spot.
In forth operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested a local drug supplier at Ghorsheen, Hassan Abdal, Attock alongwith recovery of 1 Kg of Heroin. ANF Lahore recovered 8 Kg Hashish from personal possession of a local drug supplier Muhammad Zubair resident Vehari, who was arrested near Chaudhary Bakers, Burewala, Vehari.
ANF Peshawar Airport Team arrested Inayat Ullah and Amir Zaman Khan residents of Charsadda at Peshawar Airport and recovered 3.255 Kg Amphetamine from their trolley bags. They intended to travel for Jeddah by Shaheen Airline Flight No. NL-721. In another operation, ANF Peshawar intercepted a Toyota Corolla car at Indus Highway, Karak and recovered 3.6 Kg Hashish concealed in it. Two persons on board namely Haji Muhammad resident Waziristan Agency and Muhammad Sadiq resident of Bannu were also arrested during the operation. All cases have been registered at ANF Police stations and further investigations are underway.
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Anti Narcotics Force (ANF)
National Park Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan