44kg of hashish seized in Peshawar
PESHAWAR: The district police on Monday claimed to have seized 44 kilograms of hashish, recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested six accused in different actions in the metropolis. CCPO Ejaz Ahmed, taking action on a tip-off received about smuggling of a huge quantity of drugs from Peshawar, directed the SSP Operations to beef up security at all police pickets at entry and exit points of the city and check each and every vehicle.
During the checking, a police team intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number BA-4495 near Board Bazaar and recovered 40 kilograms of hashish concealed in secret cavities of the vehicle. The police arrested Mukhtiar, resident of Wazir Bagh, on the spot and started interrogation that led to arrest of one more accused, Kamran, resident of Kohati. Meanwhile, another police team intercepted a car bearing number BL–3667 and recovered four kilograms of hashish during the search.