Islamabad: International Mail Office seizes 1kilogram heroin
ISLAMABAD: The Customs authorities seized one kilogram of heroin at International Mail Office, Chaklala Garrison, Rawalpindi, from a parcel booked for the UK.
While clearance of export parcels on Saturday, the Customs staff at International Mail Office, Chaklala, found a suspicious parcel. The parcel comprised factory–sealed twelve tins of sweets (Multani Halwa) booked by a resident of Hayatabad, Peshawar, for a resident of Birmingham,
UK. The detailed examination of the tins revealed that out of twelve of them, four contained heroin instead of sweets despite the fact that tins were factory–sealed.
An FIR has been lodged against the consignee with Investigation & Prosecution Branch of Model Customs Collectorate, Islamabad. The names of consigner, consignee and the brand of sweet have been kept confidential due to ongoing investigation.