Bids to smuggle heroin foiled; 3.500 kgs and 80x capsules of heroin seized by Anti Narcotics Task Force

Karachi, June 06, 2013 (PPI-OT): Anti Narcotics Force seized 3 Kgs, 500 gms Heroin and 80x Heroin filled capsules in three different operations at Lahore and Peshawar.

1. According to details Anti Narcotics Force Lahore recovered 3 Kgs Heroin destined to Canada. The consignment was booked through DHL Courier Services Lahore by one Ansar Ali S/O Rehmat Ali R/O Tehsil Sambaryal, District Sialkot to Mazhar Ali R/O 125371 Ont Ltd, 1110 Kamato Road, Unit No. 15, Ont L4W2P3, Mississauga Ontario L4w 2P3, Canada. Case has been registered against both consignor and consignee. Efforts are in hand to arrest the culprits.

2. In another operation Anti Narcotics Force intercepted a Motorcycle (Yamaha) Reg No. LZP-5667 at Lakshami Chowk, Meclord Road and recovered 500 gms Heroin (Off White) from personal possession of one Salamat Ali S/O Maraj Din R/O St. No. 2, Mohallah Sitara Colony, Chungi Amirsidhu Lahore. Accused was arrested on the spot. Case has been registered against him, further Investigations are underway.

3. ANF during routine checking at Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar intercepted a Sharjah bound passenger namely Muhammad Ashraf S/O Muhammad Ismail R/O Chak No. 102/SB District Sargodha suspicion of ingested heroin filled capsules. He was admitted in hospital for delivery of capsules. He was scheduled to fly from Peshawar to Sharjah by Shaheen Airlines flight No. NL-792. 83x heroin filled capsules have been recovered so far.

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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