Kohat: Huge quantity of hashish seized
KOHAT: The Kohat police on Sunday seized huge quantity of hashish being smuggled from the tribal area to down country on the Indus Highway and arrested three inter-provincial carriers. Acting on a tip-off the police started checking vehicles near the Kohat Tunnel toll plaza. The police stopped a suspicious Toyota Hiace number C-8285 and recovered high quality hashish weighing 70 kilograms from secret cavities of the vehicle.
The police impounded the vehicle and arrested Jannat Khan, Hamza and Lal Sakhi, residents of Bara, Khyber Agency. The police registered case against the accused who reportedly admitted during preliminary investigations that the consignment was booked from Darra Adamkhel. They also disclosed the names of the purchaser and the drug dealer to the police.