Rawalpindi: ANF recovers huge quantity of drugs
RAWALPINDI: The Anti–Narcotics Force (ANF) has recovered a huge quantity of narcotics in five major cities of the country, the ANF Headquarters said.
The ANF conducted six operations in Karachi, Quetta, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Peshawar.
The ANF seized 2.3 kilograms of heroin, 14 kilograms of opium and 150 kilograms of charas, along with recovery of a vehicle.
The ANF Karachi Road team intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number BC–7473 coming from Noshki at Hub and recovered 150 kilograms of charas and 14 kilograms of opium, arresting 2 men identified as Rasool Bukhsh, son of Din Muhammad, and Muhammad Qasim, son of Umer Khan.
The ANF Rawalpindi conducted a raid at Pirwadhai Morr near Ghousia Bus Stand and recovered 800 grams of heroin from two West Africans. The drugs were concealed in their brief case. The arrested foreigners were identified as Nwanna Casmir, Zambian national, and Ukeh Sunday Kenneth, Nigerian national.
The ANF Rawalpindi airport team arrested Shaikh Muhammad Shahid, son of Shaikh Muhammad Asghar, hailing from Rawalpindi, who confessed having 100 heroin-filled capsules in his stomach. He was to travel to Bangkok by Thai Airlines flight TG-350.
The ANF Peshawar, in an operation, arrested Shakeel Khan, son of Abdul Qayyum, resident of Peshawar, and recovered 630 grams of heroin concealed in his suitcase. He was to take off from Peshawar to Doha by Qatar Airlines flight QR–609.
The ANF Lahore recovered 0.49 kilograms of heroin concealed in a parcel of bedsheets. The consignment was being sent through Sky Net World Express courier service from Lahore to UK.
The ANF Quetta conducted a clean-up operation at City Nullah, commonly known as Habib Nullah, for the sixth time in eleven months and hauled up 250 drug addicts. All hideouts and temporary shelters of addiction site were dismantled.