Peshawar: Bail petition dismissed
PESHAWAR: A bench of the high court dismissed the bail petition of Umer Wahid, of Shergarh area of Mardan, who was arrested by the Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) on charges of smuggling contraband.
Chief Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, comprising the bench, observed that keeping in view the evidence on record the accused–petitioner did not deserve to be set free on bail.
Advocate Tariq Khan Kakar appeared for the ANF and argued that the petitioner was caught red-handed by the ANF on April 29, 2011, and the officials had recovered 5kg heroin from his custody. He said the accused was charged under section 9 of the Control of Narcotics Substance Act and the offence was non-bailable.