Landi Kotal: Drug smuggling bid foiled
LANDI KOTAL: Khasadar force on Tuesday foiled yet another attempt to smuggle illegal drugs at a checkpoint in Jamrud. Assistant political agent BakhtiarMuhmand told Dawn 130 kilogram of charas and 9 kilogram of fine quality opium was recovered from hidden cavities of a truck, intercepted at Takhta Beg checkpost. The truck driver and his assistant were also arrested. The khasadar force also recovered 16 kilogram of charas from an abandoned motorcycle on Shah Kas road. Officials said the rider of motorcycle parked his bike at roadside and made good his escape after watching a khasadar approaching party.
APA BakhtiarMuhmand said drug smugglers were trying to smuggle illegal drugs to Punjab from Bara tehsil. He said the khasadar force was keeping a close vigil at all the vehicles coming from Bara towards Jamrud via the Shah Kas road.