Mardan: 9-kg hashish recovered from car; accused flees
MARDAN: The Mardan police foiled a bid to smuggle hashish and arrested 9-kg hashish from a motorcar in Tehsil Takhatbhai, police official said on Tuesday. Briefing the media, DIG Mardan, Abdullah Khan, said that on getting information late Monday night the police erected a barricade at the Mardan–Malakand road near Takkar chowk. During the checking, they signaled a car (6565/ LEH) to stop. However, its driver accelerated its speed. On this, the police chased him. At a point, the accused abandoned the car and fled.
He further said that during the search, 9 kilograms of hashish was recovered from the car. He said that the police have registered a case started investigation.