Rawalpindi: ANF foils bid to smuggle drugs
RAWALPINDI: The Anti–Narcotics Force (ANF) on Tuesday foiled a bid to smuggle drugs worth millions and arrested the smugglers.
Acting on a tip-off, an ANF team stopped a Toyota corolla car bearing registration No BT-755-IT and Honda civic car No LXF-5801 near New Katarian Bridge in the city area and recovered 12.5 kilogramme heroins from the hidden parts of both vehicles. Hazrat Ali and Yousaf Khan were arrested on the spot. Meanwhile, in another operation the ANF team arrested Muhammad Khan, a resident of District Khushab, from Benazir Bhutto International Airport who was proceeding to Sharjah by PIA Flight No Pk-212 on tracing heroin–capsules in his abdomen, official sources in the ANF told APP on Tuesday. Cases have been registered against them under the Narcotics Control Act and investigation is underway.