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Anti Narcotics Force seize 5173 Kgs of Hashish and 1077 Kgs of Opium

Islamabad, March 27, 2013 (PPI-OT): Anti Narcotics Force in continuation of war against Drugs recovered mega consignments of narcotics. According to the details, Anti Narcotics Force got information that some international drug traffickers will try to smuggle huge quantity of narcotics from Afghanistan to Iran via Balochistan. In first operation Anti Narcotics Force Balochistan raided a house in Village Auram Zai of District Qilla Abdullah and recovered 5173 Kgs of Chars (Garda).

In another operation, Anti Narcotics Force intercepted a Land Cruiser near Village Amri of District Chaghi and recovered 1077 Kgs of opium after heavy exchange of fire with the drugs smugglers. In both of the operations, the smugglers escaped under cover of heavy exchange of fire and darkness.

Case under CNS Act-1997 has been registered against the unidentified culprits and further investigation is in progress. It is pertinent to mention here that in recent past ANF made record seizures of drugs which speaks devotion of the force towards making this region a Drug Free Society.

For more information, Contact:
Anti Narcotics Task Force (ANTF)
Minister for Narcotics Control
Tel: +92-51-9260535
Fax: +92-51-9260208
Email: mnc@anf.gov.pk
Website: www.narcon.gov.pk

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