Rawalpindi: ANF recovers 446kg charas & 5kg heroin
RAWALPINDI: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) recovered 446 kilograms of charas and 5 kilograms of heroin in 8 operations conducted at Rawalpindi, Lahore, Peshawar, Abbottabad, Sukkur and Hyderabad.
During these operations, the ANF arrested 10 persons and seized 3 vehicles. Most of the seized drugs were being smuggled for local use.
The ANF Karachi stopped a Suzuki van near Hyderabad and recovered 400 kilograms of charas from its secret cavities. Two drug smugglers, Shahid Raza and Muhammad Imran, were taken into custody. They were bringing drugs form Balochistan and wanted to take it to Karachi.
The ANF Karachi stopped a Suzuki Mehran car (AYW–019) near the City Point Chowk, Sukkur, and recovered 40 kilograms of charas concealed in its secret cavities. Two drug smugglers, Ali Gohar, resident of Khairpur, and Muhammad Ismail, hailing from Shikarpur, were arrested. The drugs were being taken for handing them over to street sellers.
The ANF Rawalpindi apprehended Hamid Allauddin, a resident of Karachi, after recovering 4 kilograms of heroin concealed in his bag. He was arrested in an operation conducted at Ghausia Bus Stand, Pirwadhai Morr, Rawalpindi. He was carrying drugs for local supply.
The ANF Lahore in an operation conducted near Allah Hoo Chowk, Johar Town, apprehended a drug peddler, Shamoon, belonging to Lahore, after recovery of 2 kilograms of charas from his personal possession. He was local supplier of drugs.
The ANF Lahore seized a parcel from DHL Courier Service Office, Gulberg, and recovered 970 grams of heroin concealed in a pair of boxing gloves. The parcel was intended for Canada.
The ANF Peshawar during search of a Suzuki van, recovered 3 kilograms of charas and apprehended three drug smugglers, Yasir Ali, Zia–ur–Rehman and Nasir Ali, all residents of Abbottabad. The operation was conducted near Ayub Medical Complex, Abbottabad.
The ANF Peshawar Road team during routine checking stopped a Hiace van (LES–6025) and recovered 500 grams of charas from possession of a passenger, Sardar Ali, hailing from Peshawar.
The ANF Peshawar seized a parcel from DHL Courier Service Office and recovered 110 grams of heroin concealed in a baby suit. The parcel was intended for Italy.