Islamabad, February 06, 2015 (PPI-OT): ANF recovered 3 Kgs Ice, 32.90 Kg Heroin and 156.88 Kg Charas during 13 country wide operations conducted at Haripur, Peshawar, Lahore, Karachi, Turbat, Gilgit and Rawalpindi. During the operations, ANF also arrested 17 drug offenders including 2 proclaimed offenders and seized 4 vehicles used for transportation of drug. Most of the recovered drugs were being smuggled for local consumption. The value of recovered drugs approximately amounts to Rs. 381.5 million in International Market.
According to details, ANF Peshawar Road Checking Team acted upon a tip-off information and intercepted a Corolla GLI car registered No. NW-656 near Kot Najibullah, Haripur. Detailed search of the vehicle resulted in recovery 24 Kgs Charas. The narcotics were tactfully concealed in the cavities specially created in the doors of the vehicle.
The drugs were packed in 20 packets each of which weighing about 1.05 Kg each. Driver of the vehicle namely Muhammad Sajjad, resident of Attock has been arrested at the spot. As per initial investigations, the narcotics were being transported to Punjab for local usage.
ANF Peshawar conducted a raid at Mall Saddar Peshawar and seized a consignment of stationary items containing 600 markers and recovered 1.15 Kg Heroin and arrested 3 persons namely Asghar Arjumand, Noor Khan and Hukam Khan residents of Peshawar. The consignment was destined to Canada. 1x Suzuki Mehran Car No. W-208 has also been seized. The narcotics were filled inside of markers.
ANF Peshawar Airport Team during routine checking, apprehended a person namely Farman Ullah, resident of Laki Marwat and recovered 840 Gms of Heroin from him. The Heroin was packed in sweet packets kept hidden in the luggage of the arrested person. As per initial investigations, the accused was going to Dubai via Shaheen Airlines Flight No. NL-786.
ANF Lahore Airport Team in a joint operation with SIC, conducted an operation at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore and arrested 2 drug peddlers namely Wasim Zakir and Shahzad Ahmed both resident of Karachi. Complete search of the persons and their luggage resulted in recovery of 3 Kgs of Ice tactfully concealed inside trolley bag of the arrested persons. The accused persons were going to Malaysia by Qatar Airlines Flight No. QR-621.
ANF Rawalpindi conducted an operation at NLI Chowk, Gilgit and arrested an accused namely Muhammad Arif resident of Gilgit. Complete search of the accused resulted in recovery of 1.03 Kgs Charas from his personal possession. According to details, the accused is a drug peddler and is involved in drug supply at local level. ANF Rawalpindi conducted a raid near Chakwal Mor GT Road Sohawa and recovered 30 Kg of Heroin which was tactfully concealed in the secret cavities of 22 wheel trawler.
ANF Rawalpindi arrested 2x proclaimed offenders namely Muhammad Raheem and Asghar both resident of r/o Fauji Colony Rawalpindi. Both the accused who were involved in case FIR No.134/14 registered at ANF PS Rawalpindi. ANF Karachi conducted a raid near Toll Plaza, Malir Karachi and arrested one person namely Shahnawaz r/o Malir Karachi and recovered 1.50 Kg Charas from his personal possession.
Yet in another operation, ANF Karachi recovered 2 Kg Charas from personal possession of accused Amer Khan r/o Sanghar. The accused was apprehended near Channel, Sanghar. As per preliminary investigations, the accused was involved in drug peddling at local level. ANF Karachi intercepted a vehicle Jeap No. BD-3276 and recovered 1 Kg heroin and 1.8 Kg Charas which was concealed under the driving seat. One person on board namely Soomar Khan was arrested at the spot. The vehicle was intercepted at Mirpur Khas road Sanghar.
ANF Karachi conducted a raid at the drug den of Kaku Afghani at Ayub Goth, Malir Karachi arrested 3 drug paddlers namely Jalil Khan r/o Mardan, Noor Gul r/o Sibbi and Fazal Rehman r/o Jalalabad, Afghanistan and recovered 1.55 Kg Charas. ANF Karachi Airport Team detained a person namely Muhammad Ismail r/o Multan who was came from Islamabad by Shaheen Airline and reached at Karachi at 1900 hours who was going to Dubai by flight no. EK-611 admitted to be have ingested heroin filled capsules in his stomach.
Who was shifted to hospital for recovery of capsules. ANF Balochistan conducted an operation near Turbat area and seized 125 Kgs of Charas. The narcotics were concealed under the bushes at un-populated area. 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