Islamabad: 60kg hashish, 8kg opium recovered
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Police, in a remarkable breakthrough, foiled an attempt to smuggle huge cache of drugs Saturday, recovering 60 kilogram hashish and eight kilogram opium concealed in specially made cavities of a vehicle during checking at Islamabad Toll Plaza, the police spokesman said.
Upon receiving information that a heavy consignment of drug were being transported to Islamabad as well as different parts of the Punjab, SP (Saddar) Sajid Kiani constituted a team under the supervision of ASP Dr. Ghayas Gul to intercept the drug smuggling mafia. The Station House Officer (SHO) Golra Police Station Inspector Qasim Khan Niazi maintained high vigilance in the area especially at the outer cordons. A team headed by him including ASI Abdul Waheed succeeded to intercept a car (STC-4030) near Saadat Colony and recovered 60 kilogram hashish and eight kilogram hashish from it.
Police also nabbed car occupant Rafaq, a resident of AJK. Police teams have been constituted to arrest his accomplices.