ANF seized 211.030 KG drugs worth US$ 9.179 million in 13 operations throughout the country, arrested 14 persons including an afghan national and intercepted 7 vehicles

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Rawalpindi, August 29, 2020 (PPI-OT): Proving its commitment to eradicate drugs from our homeland, Anti-Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 211.030 Kg narcotics worth US$ 9.179 Million internationally, arrested 14 culprits including an Afghan Citizen involved in drug smuggling and impounded 7 vehicles while conducting 13 counter narcotics strikes throughout the country. The seized drugs comprised of 106.530 Kg Hashish, 84 Kg Opium and 20.500 Kg Heroin. ANF Rawalpindi, Police Station Dina staff during routine checking of passengers at Tarakai Toll Plaza GT road Jhelum recovered 1.200 Kg Hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused Zaheer Abbas resident of Mandi Bahauddin.

In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi, Police Station Islamabad conducted an operation, near Desi Dera Restaurant PWD Express Highway, Islamabad, intercepted Suzuki Ivory Car and recovered 12 Kg heroin from secret cavities of the seized car. Accused Aqalmand Khan resident of Mardan was arrested on the spot. On the pointation of the above mentioned arrested accused further 6 Kg heroin and 01 SMG along with 01 Magazine have been recovered from his residence located at Islamabad.

In third operation, Police Station RD Islamabad conducted an operation near Haq Bahu Hotel at G.T road Islamabad intercepted a Suzuki Mehran Car and recovered 1.200 Kg Hashish from arrested accused namely Khair Ul Amin resident of Charsadda and Muhammad Meer resident of Haripur, who is permanent resident of Qandoz Afghanistan.

In fourth operation, Police Station RD ANF Rawalpindi, Islamabad established a naka at Motorway link road, Islamabad intercepted a Toyota Hiace and recovered 1.200 Kg Hashish from arrested accused namely Afzal Wahid resident of Swabi and Nimat Ullah Khan resident of Charsadda. ANF Peshawar, on a tip-off, intercepted a courier parcel at DHL office Niaz Commercial Plaza near Phase-III Chowk Peshawar which was booked for Barcelona (Spain) and seized four traditional Afghani female bridal dress. During detailed search heroin-soaked patches were found which were tactfully stitched in above mentioned dresses.

The net weight of heroin will be determined after extraction of heroin from soaked clothes. In another operation, PS Peshawar in collaboration with FC KP North at Baghiari Check Point Intercepted a Toyota Fielder Car and recovered 2.330 Kg Hashish from the seized car. One accused Shakil Khan resident of Peshawar was arrested on the spot. In third operation, ANF Peshawar, recovered 1.200 Kg Hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused Muhammad Sadiq resident of Peshawar at Warsak road, Peshawar. ANF Karachi, conducted a raid at Bungalow no.153/I, Street No.7, Phase-IV, DHA Karachi and recovered 10 Kg Hashish. Asif Ashraf resident of Karachi was arrested on the spot. He was also absconder/involved in another drug case of ANF.

In second case, on the pointation/ interrogation of arrested accused person namely Asif Ashraf, who disclosed that a huge quantity of drugs are lying at Chanesar Goth Mehmoodabad, Karachi, in pursuance of this information PS RD Karachi, conducted a raid near Afzal General Store Chanesar Goth Mehmoodabad Karachi and recovered 1 Kg Hashish from personal possession of accused Muhammad Ali resident of Karachi. In third operation, ANF Karachi, PS Gulshan-e-Iqbal intercepted a car near Toll Plaza Hub river road Karachi and recovered 2.500 Kg Heroin and 2 Kg Hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused Hafeez Ahmed resident of Quetta.

ANF Punjab, Police Station Lahore established a naka near Kot Abdul Malik Sheikhupura intercepted Toyota Corolla Car and recovered 84 Kg Opium and 73.200 Kg Hashish which was concealed in secret cavity of the said car. Accused Nasir Khan resident of Peshawar was arrested on the spot. In another operation, RD ANF Punjab, staff of Police Station Faisalabad raided near Allah Waris Motors and Rent a car, Migi Chowk, Kot Momin, District Sargodha and recovered 10.800 Kg Hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused Shahid Khan resident of Sargodha.

In third operation, RD ANF Punjab, staff of PS Faisalabad intercepted a Motorcycle near shell petrol pump, old Chungi stop, Satyana road, Faisalabad and recovered 2.400 Kg Hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused Mohsin Ali resident of Faisalabad. All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations under CNS Act 1997 and further investigations are underway.

For more information, contact:
Headquarters,
Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF)
National Park Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9270173
Fax: +92-51-9270165
Email: anf@anf.gov.pk
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