Anti Narcotics Task Force in 5 operations recover heroin, Charas and opium worth Rs 103.6 million held 4 persons on drug charges and 2 vehicles seized

Islamabad, December 02, 2014 (PPI-OT): ANF in 5 operations carried out at Islamabad, Faisalabad, Lahore and Karachi, recovered 11.5 Kgs of Heroin, 24.8 Kgs of Charas and 1.2 Kgs of Opium. ANF also arrested persons and seized 2 vehicles during these operations. Most of the drugs were destined abroad.

The value of the recovered drugs approximately amounts to Rs 103.6 Million in International Market. ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team on pursuance of an intelligence report, thwarted attempt to smuggle Heroin abroad and recovered 10 Kgs of Heroin from the roof area of Domestic Departure Lounge of Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad.

According to details, Heroin was concealed in the back side corner of the Air Conditioning System of the domestic lounge. The search was conducted in collaboration with ASF and Civil Aviation Authority. As per initial reports, drug was to be smuggled abroad through aerial route after receiving safe signal. ANF is vigilantly searching all the suspected sites at Airport.

However, no individual has been detained in this connection so far. ANF Lahore recovered 4.8 Kgs of Charas and 1.2 Kgs of Opium from Personal possession of an accused Noor Hassan r/o Faisalabad. He was arrested while riding on a Motor Cycle No. FDR – 6205 near Rehmay Shah Bus Stand, Faisalabad City.

The accused is involved in supply of drugs at local level. ANF Lahore detained a suspected passenger Muhammad Usman r/o District Sahiwal at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore. During interrogation, the accused confessed of having Heroin filled capsules in his belly. He was to board on Shaheen Airline Flight No. NL – 766 destined for Dubai.

The accused was shifted to hospital for recovery of drugs. ANF Karachi on tip off intercepted a Rickshaw No. D – 09458 near Bus Stand, Ilyas Goth, Etehad Town, Karachi and recovered 20 Kgs of Charas concealed in it. An accused Shahid Khan r/o Karachi (Rickshaw Driver) was held at the spot.

The accused was going for distribution of drugs to local peddlers. ANF Peshawar Airport Team during routine profiling arrested a passenger Saeed Gul r/o Khyber Agency at Peshawar Airport and recovered 1.5 Kgs of Heroin concealed in his luggage. The accused was to fly for Dubai by Emirates Airline Flight No. EK-637. Cases have been registered in ANF Police Stations and further investigations are under process.

For more information, contact:
Secretary
Anti Narcotics Task Force (ANTF)
Minister for Narcotics Control
Tel: +92-51-9260535
Fax: +92-51-9260208
Email: mnc@anf.gov.pk
Website: www.narcon.gov.pk

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