Karachi, March 24, 2017 (PPI-OT): On the directives of Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla, the E and T department Police have sped up their raids against drug peddlers and smugglers across the province. In the result of vigilance, the Sukkur Excise Police have recovered 55 kilogram charas in two different incidents and arrested two accused and impounded two vehicles as well.
In first raid, the Excise Police Sukkur team, led by Excise officer Ali Gul Wassan, searched a truck bearing no AE-1069 at Nangreja Kumb Nawabshah Road and recovered 15 kilogram charas. Accused Muhammad Khan was arrested while the truck was impounded as well.
In another incident, the Excise Police Sukkur, led by Excise officer Abdul Rasool Junejo, searched a suspected Land Cruiser bearing no JAD-067 at Rohri Check Post and recovered 40 kilogram charas hidden in the vehicle and arrested accused Mukhtiar Ahmed while the vehicle was also impounded.
Cases have been registered against both accused and investigation is underway. Meanwhile the minister for ET and NC ,while lauding the performance of Sukkur Excise Police, has directed them to accelerate their raids against drug peddlers and smuggling of narcotics into Sindh.
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