Anti Narcotics Task Force in 5 operations, recover heroin, Charas worth Rs 52.24 million apprehend 9 drug smugglers including 3 ladies and seizes 4 vehicles

Islamabad, December 08, 2014 (PPI-OT): ANF launched 5 operations at Rawalpindi, Lahore, Muzaffargarh, Peshawar and Karachi , which resulted in recovery of 25 .4 4 Kgs of Charas and 4.03 Kg s of Heroin .

ANF also arrested 9 drug smugglers including 3 ladies and 2 Afghan Refugees, and seized 4 vehicles during the operations.

The value of the recovered drugs amounts approximately to Rs 52.24 Million in International Market. According to details, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Suzuki Mehran Car No. VE 527 near Chungi No. 26, GT Road, Rawalpindi and arrested an accused on board namely Muhammad Tariq r/o Peshawar along with 1.1 Kg of Heroin. During preliminary investigations, the drug recipient namely Jahanzeb Khan r/o Islamabad was also arrested from nearby site, while driving Suzuki FX Car No.RIM 2317.

On further pointation of the arrested accused , a follow up operation was conducted at Ghousia Bus Stand, Pirwadhai More, Rawalpindi which resulted in arrest of two lady smugglers Nusrat Bibi and Uzma Bibi, both residents of Peshawar along with recovery of 2.25 Kgs of Heroin.

ANF Rawalpindi seized a Honda Civic Car No. LXD 9654 near Faizabad Bus Stop, Murree Road, Rawalpindi and arrested 2 Afghan Refugees Imran Khan and Nadeem Khan along with recovery of 3 Kgs of Charas (Garda) .

As per reports, the accused came from Peshawar to Rawalpindi for delivery of drugs to a local peddler. ANF Lahore on pursuance of aninformation, apprehended Sajid Hussain and his lady accomplice Aeysha Mai, both residents of Muzaffargarh and recovered 2.04 Kgs of Charas from their personal possession.

They were arrested near KB Bus Stand, Muzaffargarh City while riding on a Honda Motorcycle (Applied For). As per initial investigations, both the accused are involved in supply of drugs at local level.

ANF Lahore Airport Team detained a suspected passenger Muhammad Naseer r/o Sargodha at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and recovered 1 12 Heroin filled capsules weighing 0.680 Kgs of Heroin. Capsules were tactfully concealed inside the box containing oranges.

As per initial investigations, the reported source of drug supply is Syed Pathan r/o Mardan, while the drugs were handed over to the arrested accused by another accused namely Murad Khan at Thoker Niaz Baig Interchange, Lahore .

The accused was to board for Sharjah by PIA Flight No. PA 411. ANF Karachi raided a premises near Lahore Bajore Hotel, Steel Town, National Highway, Karachi and recovered 20.4 Kgs of Charas from the premises.

As per initial information, the premises was being used as narcotics den. The drug offenders however, succeeded to flee from the scene. Cases have been registered in ANF Police Stations and further investigations are under process.

For more information, contact:
Anti Narcotics Task Force (ANTF)
Minister for Narcotics Control
Tel: +92-51-9260535
Fax: +92-51-9260208

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