Bahawalpur: Woman drug peddler held with 1-kg heroin
BAHAWALPUR: The Uch Sharif Police have arrested 11 drug dealers including their woman leader and recovered one kg of heroin and 1,362 litres of liquor during an operation. Uch Sharif Police SHO Ganzanfar Ali said that drug dealers’ leader Manzooran Mai, travelled from Rahim Yar Khan to Uch Sharif, carrying one kg of heroin, adding that she was arrested at Uch Sharif Bus Stand by Sub–Inspector Abdul Majeed on a tip-off.
He informed that she was the main drug dealer in the area and police were after her for a long time. However, Manzooran Mai told the media that she was not involved in any drug business and the real drug dealer was Bakhto Mai with whom she was travelling in the bus. She said it was Bakhto who was carrying two kg of heroin and police arrested both of them but released Bakhto with one kg of heroin bag after taking heavy bribe. While the SHO asserted that the police arrested only Manzooran. He said that police also recovered 1,362 litres of liquor from different dealers and lodged FIR against the ten vintners.