Drugs seized, three held in Kohat
KOHAT: Police claimed to have arrested three drug smugglers and seized huge quantity of contraband at Marai checkpost here on Sunday.
The drugs were being smuggled from Orakzai Agency to down country, they said. They added that they stopped a suspicious car at the checkpost, established on the border between Kohat district and Orakzai Agency. “Three persons were travelling in the car, coming from the tribal area,” police said. Twenty kilograms fine quality of hashish and two kilograms of opium were recovered from the secret cavities of the vehicle, they added.
Police said that all the three passengers identified as Shan Mohammad, Hamid Ali and Burhan Ali were arrested. The arrested persons belonged to Hangu district, they added.