Rawalpindi: ANF arrests 16 persons, recovers 15.46kg of heroin, other drugs
RAWALPINDI: The Anti–Narcotics Force (ANF) conducted 12 operations in Punjab, KPK and Sindh and recovered 15.46 kilograms of heroin, 6.204kg of ‘Charas’, 400 grams of opium and 200kg acetic anhydride, while arrested 16 persons and seized 5 vehicles, ANF Headquarters said on Monday.
ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team intercepted a person, namely Rashid Nazir, hailing from Gujrat at Benazir Bhutto International Airport and recovered 7.5kg of heroin tactfully concealed in his trolley bag. He was to travel to Italy via Dubai by Flight No. EK–615.ANF Rawalpindi arrested Muhammad Shahzad, resident of Bara, Khyber Agency, and recovered 1.5kg of ‘Charas’ from his possession. He was arrested near Burhan Interchange, Attock.
ANF Lahore intercepted a Toyota Premio Car (No. AVR–076 Sindh) near Doctor Hospital, Canal Road, Lahore, and recovered 3kg of heroin tactfully concealed in the secret cavities of the car. Two accused namely Muhammad Sareer (Charsada) and Muhammad Riaz (Karachi) was arrested on the spot.
ANF Lahore intercepted a Honda Civic Car (No. BAX-655 Sindh) near Abdullah Travels Bus–stand, Band Road, Lahore, and recovered 2kg of heroin tactfully concealed in the secret cavities of the car. Two accused namely Rehmat Gul and Abdullah Khan, both residents of Peshawar, were arrested on the spot.
ANF Lahore arrested Muhammad Javed and Muhammad Hussain, both residents of Multan, and recovered 1.2kg of ‘Charas’ from their possession. They were travelling on motorcycle (No. MNK–11–8252) near Mall Plaza, Multan Cantonment. ANF Lahore Airport Team intercepted a man, namely Ulfat Hussain, resident of Khushab at Allama Iqbal International Airport, and recovered 2.02kg of heroin tactfully concealed in his trolley bag. The accused was to travel to Saudi Arabia by Shaheen Airlines Flight No. NL–735.
ANF Lahore intercepted a Toyota Corolla Car (No. AQQ-08-331 Sindh) near Bilal Travels Bus–stand, Vehari Chowk, Multan, and recovered 200kg of acetic anhydride from the car. Two accused namely Muhammad Younes and Muhammad Arshad both residents of Muzaffargarh were arrested on the spot.
ANF Lahore arrested Arif Mehmud resident of Rawalpindi and recovered 3kg of ‘Charas’ from his possession. He was travelling on a motorcycle (No. ICT QU 111), on Kashmir Road, Near China Chowk, Sialkot.