Kohat: Food stuff, fertiliser seized
KOHAT: An attempt to smuggle food stuff and fertiliser from Punjab through Kohat to Afghanistan was foiled on Sunday. The cantonment police stopped a truck (IR–1707) on the Parachinar road and on checking found that the driver did not possess valid permit for taking consignment to Afghanistan. The police seized 500 bags of sugar, 50 bags of rice and 100 bags of urea being taken to Afghanistan. The police arrested the driver Charagh Din, resident of Dhodha Sharif, Kohat and impounded the vehicle.
In another incident, the Jungle Khel police seized raw material used in making of weapons which was smuggled from Punjab to Darra Adam Khel on Sunday.
The police seized 299 bolts of rifles, 185 iron casings of pistols and 15 tonnes of iron belt. The smugglers Sohail and Naveed Arif were arrested and a FIR was lodged against them. The truck (PRZ–25765) was also impounded.