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Anti Narcotics Force seizes 2.086 tons drugs worth Rs 2.99 billion in 12 countrywide operations, arrest 14 persons including 1 foreigner, and seized 5 vehicles

Islamabad, May 05, 2016 (PPI-OT):ANF in 12 operations seized 2.086 Ton of Drugs worth Rs 2.99 billion in International Market. The seized drugs comprised 1 Ton Amphetamine, 1.081 Ton Hashish, 4.46 Kg Heroin, 990 Gm Methamphetamine and 420 Gm Cocaine. The operations also resulted in arrest of 14 persons including 2 ladies and a foreigner while 5 vehicles were impounded.

According to details, ANF Quetta seized 1000 Kg Amphetamine while carrying out an intelligence led operation at Killi Ghabezai, Tehsil Gulistan, District Qilla Abdullah. Drug was concealed at uninhabited site located in mountains. As per reports, the drug was intended to be handed over to other narcotics gang. In another intelligence based operation, ANF Quetta seized 975 Kg Hashish from a barren site situated at general area, Coastal Highway, Gwadar.

ANF Rawalpindi in an intelligence led operation intercepted 2 vehicles near Quaid-e-Azam International Hospital, Golra Mor, GT Road, Rawalpindi, recovering 7.5 Kg Hashish and 420 Gram Cocaine concealed in the vehicles. The operation also resulted in arrest of 2 drug smugglers. In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Suzuki Bolan at GT Road near Hassan Abdal, Attock and recovered 1.2 Kg Heroin from possession of the accused on board. Yet in another operation near Shell Petrol Pump, Mandi Mor, IJP Road, Islamabad, ANF Rawalpindi arrested 2 local drug peddlers along with 3 Kg Hashish.

ANF Lahore carried out an operation at Sialkot Airport and arrested a passenger Muhammad Amir resident of Khushab who confessed of having Heroin filled capsules in his stomach. Further interrogation led to recovery of 770 Gram Heroin which was concealed in his shoes. The accused intended to board for Jedda. In another operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a parcel at a Courier Service Company at Sialkot City and recovered 890 Gram Heroin concealed in footballs.

The parcel was intended to be despatched to UK. In another operation, ANF Lahore Airport Team arrested a Nigerian national at Allama Iqbal International Airport, who confessed of having Heroin filled ingested capsules. He engulfed 80 capsules containing 1.2 Kg Heroin. The accused intended to take off for Nigeria via Dubai.

ANF Peshawar intercepted a Suzuki Van near new Toll Plaza, Indus Highway, Kohat, recovering 12 Kg Hashish, arresting 2 ladies Bana Bibi and Daulat Bibi both residents of DI Khan along with their male accomplice Muhammad Maroof resident of Khyber Agency. In another operation, ANF Peshawar arrested 2 drug carriers identified as Irfan Ullah Khan resident of Khyber Agency and Fazal Rehman resident of Hangu, recovering 4.4 Kg Hashish from their possession. They were arrested while travelling in a passenger van near Main Motorway Toll Plaza, Peshawar.

ANF Karachi Airport Team arrested an accused namely Manzoor Ahmed resident of Shikarpur at Jinnah International Airport and recovered 400 Gram Heroin and 990 Gram Methamphetamine concealed in sweets. He intended to take off for Jeddah by PIA Flight No PK-761. In another operation, ANF Karachi intercepted a Suzuki Hi-roof near Nehal Hospital, Malir, Karachi and recovered 79 Kg Hashish concealed in the vehicle. Two persons identified as Shahnawaz and Muhammad Saeed both residents of Karachi were arrested at the spot. All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations and further investigations are underway.

For more information, contact:
Anti Narcotics Force (ANF)
National Park Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9270173
Fax: +92-51-9270165
Email: anf@anf.gov.pk
Website: www.anf.gov.pk

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