Rawalpindi: 2 foreign drug peddlers arrested by ANF at airport
RAWALPINDI: The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) Rawalpindi Airport team arrested a Filipino lady and a Turkish drug pusher from Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA), Islamabad, recovering huge cache of drugs during checking of their baggage, the ANF sources said.
The ANF detained a Filipino woman identified as MA Leonora Galvez Francisco wife of Gardo, resident of Zamboanga City, Philippine and recovered 1.2 Kg Cocaine from her luggage. The lady was coming from Doha by Qatar by Airline flight No. QR-614. Drug was concealed inside 5 ashtrays placed in her baggage, the ANF sources said.
The ANF Rawalpindi deployed at BBIA, also arrested a Turkish man, Dolgun Niazi son of Ibrahim Dolgun, resident of Istanbul, Turkey at Islamabad Airport and recovered 2.9 Kg Heroin, which was tactfully concealed in his trolley bag. He was travelling from Islamabad to Doha by Qatar Airline Flight No QR-615.
A team of ANF Rawalpindi carried out an operation near Chowk Chamat, Tehsil Jhand, District Attock and recovered 1.8 Kg of Charas from personal possession of 2 persons identified as Noor Khan son of Wali Khan resident of Dhoke Haji Mehboob, Tehsil Jhand and Javed Iqbal son of Rahat Khan resident of Jabi Lakar Mar, Tehsil Jhand. The accused have been arrested.
ANF Lahore Airport Team arrested Muhammad Ashraf son of Wali Muhammad resident of Kalaiki Mandi, District Hafizabad at Lahore Airport, who confessed of having ingested capsules filled with Heroin. He was travelling to Jeddah by Saudi Airline (Flight No. EY–242).
ANF Lahore during scanning of parcels recovered 1.02 Kg of Heroin tactfully concealed in potato cutter, which was booked in a parcel to Canada. The consignment was booked through a courier service.
ANF Peshawar Spot Check Team intercepted a car Honda Civic VTI, (Registered No. VV–155) near Kacha Gharhi, Jamrud Road, Peshawar and recovered 7 Kg of Opium and 4 Kg of Charas concealed in the vehicle. The driver named Imran Dilawar son of Dilawar Masih resident of Hayatabad, Peshawar has been arrested. ANF Peshawar Spot Check Team intercepted a Toyota Hiace (without number plate) near Bannu Road, Indus Highway, DI Khan and recovered 2 Kg of Charas placed inside the vehicle. Two persons have been arrested, namely Aziz Ullah son of Saad Ullah Khan and Rehmat Ullah son of Dilawar Khan hailing from Lakki Marwat.
ANF Peshawar carried out an operation near Mazil Chowk, Mandian, District Abbottabad and recovered 3.5 Kg of Charas from possession of two persons namely Saeed–ur–Rehman son of Saif-ur-Rehman resident of Mohallah Sir Ghaziabad, District Kohistan and Muhammad Younas son of Tata Khan, resident of Challahabad Pitten, District Kohistan. The accused have been taken into custody.
ANF Peshawar spot check team intercepted a motorcycle Honda–125 and recovered 0.5 Kgs Charas from personal possession of Muhammad Riaz son of Muhammad Afzal hailing from DI Khan. Accused has been arrested at the spot.
Cases have been registered in ANF police stations and further investigations are under process.