Karachi: 1,200-kg poppy seized
KARACHI: A team of Excise Police, Kot Deji, has recovered 1,200 kg of poppy. A statement issued here on Sunday said that a team headed by Ali Gul Wassan on a tip intercepted a truck No TJK–385 near Ubhan Naka near Khairpur and recovered 1,200 kg of poppy. It said that the Director General Excise and Taxation, Shuaib Ahmed Siddiqui, informed that during checking the Excise Police recovered 1,200 kg of poppy hidden in the various sections of the truck. He said that the driver namely Amir Bux Golo, a resident of Jafferabad, Balochistan, was also arrested on the spot by the Excise Police. A case has been registered and further investigation is under way, it was further stated.