Karachi: Narcotics recovered
KARACHI: The Taimuria police have foiled a hashish-smuggling bid and recovered 230 kilogrammes of hashish after a shoot-out, while the suspects reportedly escaped. SHO Taimuria said that following a tip-off, police chased a vehicle (AFR–2009) but the accused accelerated the speed and fled after dropping five gunny bags on the road. The police seized the bags and found 230 kilogrammes of hashish worth million of rupees. A case was registered at the police station concerned and investigation is under way.