Karachi: Customs cell recovers 520g heroin powder
KARACHI: Pakistan Customs Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC), Karachi Airport Unit, recovered 520 grammes off–white heroin powder concealed in a backside of bags here on Tuesday. According to details, Customs DEC staff during clearance of an outgoing international mail intercepted a postal parcel booked for London, UK from Hyderabad. Upon examination, the parcel was found containing 24 bags and assorted mobile pouches of different size. The examination of goods led to the recovery of 520 grammes off–white heroin powder concealed in the backside of 18 bags.
Consequent upon recovery of contraband narcotics, a prosecution case under Control of Narcotics Substances Act, 1997 has been registered and efforts were being made to apprehend the sender of the seized parcel.