Rawalpindi: ANF seizes 5.4 tonnes of narcotics
RAWALPINDI: Anti–Narcotics Force (ANF) recovered 5.4 tonnes of narcotics during countrywide operation against drug mafia and arrested 10 smugglers besides impounding two vehicles, informed ANF Headquarters spokesman here on Wednesday.According to him, ANF recovered 4,558kg of opium, 812kg morphine, 28.2kg charas, 4.58kg heroin and 750grammes of amphetamine in 14 different operations launched at Attock, Lahore, Haripur, Peshawar, Karachi, Chaghi, Qilla Abdullah and Pishin. During operations, the ANF apprehended 10 persons, including a lady, and seized two vehicles. “Most of the recovered drug was destined abroad,” he added.
“ANF Rawalpindi arrested Muhammad Akhtar son of Mirza belonged to Attock and recovered 500 grams of heroin from his possession. The accused was arrested in an operation launched at the Gharsheen Bus Stop near Hassanabdal, GT Road, Attock,” he added. “Separate cases have been registered against all the detainees at the ANF police stations and further investigations were underway,” ANF spokesman informed.
Meanwhile, Cannt police held a man namely Nazul Hussain son of Qurban Hussain, resident of Kehkashan Colony, Adyala Road and recovered two bottles of liquor from his possession outside Fleshman Hotel at Saddar.