Karachi: Over 4,000kg cannabis seized, 2 smugglers arrested
KARACHI: The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) along with the Anti–Narcotics Force (ANF) seized more than four tonnes of cannabis worth 250 million rupees and arrested two drug peddlers. SSP Investigation Khurram Waris told The News that they had received information about some drug peddlers trying to smuggle narcotics abroad. Acting on the tip-off, joint SIU and ANP teams started checking vehicles on Super Highway near Toll Plaza. When they signalled a trailer to stop, the driver sped away. The officials chased the trailer and intercepted it soon afterwards. They apprehended two men, Murad Ali and Muhammad Yaseen, and seized drugs from their possession.
During the initial interrogation, the two disclosed that they had been bringing the drug from Dera Adam Khel. They had been involved in the illegal business for two years and it was their third consignment in the city.