Karachi: Girl in police custody
KARACHI: A judicial magistrate (Malir) remanded a teenage girl in police custody till Nov 25 on charges of smuggling heroin. Customs officials took 18–year–old Nalia Younus in custody at Karachi airport on Nov 20 on suspicion of smuggling drugs. Later, 550 grams of heroin was allegedly recovered by the medical staff from the woman`s abdomen at the Jinnah hospital, the prosecution said. The customs police registered a case (FIR 80/08) against the suspect under Section 6/9-C of Control of Narcotic Substances Act 1997.