Karachi: Passenger held with 7kg heroin at airport
KARACHI: The Airport Security Force (ASF) claimed to have foiled an attempt at drug smuggling and arrested a passenger headed for Barcelona, Spain, at the Jinnah International Airport on Saturday.
ASF officials also recovered seven kilograms of heroin from his possession. According to an ASF staffer, the force, acting on a tip-off, intercepted Azhar Iqbal, who reported at ASF counter for boarding a PIA flight PK-795 bound for Barcelona.
During the search of his luggage, seven kilograms of heroin was found concealed in his luggage. The suspect was arrested and handed over to the Anti-Narcotics Force for further investigations. The accused began his journey at Islamabad and his connecting flight was from Karachi to Barcelona.