ANF seize mega consignment of drugs worth Rs. 9.7 billion

ANF seize mega consignment of drugs worth Rs. 9.7 billion

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) captured mega consignments of drugs weighing 6.2 tonnes. Authorities also arrested six persons including one proclaimed offender in six countrywide operations. The seized drugs valued Rs 9.7 Billion in the international market.

ANF Quetta, while carrying out an intelligence-based operation, seized 1.77 tonnes of amphetamine and 4.37 tonnes of opium from District Noshki. According to details, the drug consignments were concealed at an uninhabited site situated in the area of Waliband Sarlath, Tehsil and District Noshki. As per preliminary reports, the seized drug consignments were intended to be transported to some unidentified location after being handed over to another narcotics gang.

ANF Rawalpindi arrested a local drug peddler identified as Shoukat Hayat, resident of Attock and recovered 1.5 kilogrammes of hashish from his possession.

He was arrested from Shakardar Chowk, Mohallah Noor, Basal Road, District Attock.

ANF Lahore arrested a drug peddler named Javed alias Jaida Kungi, resident of Sialkot, and recovered 250 grammes of heroin from his possession. He was arrested from Punjab College Bus Stop, Wazirabad Road, Sialkot.

ANF Lahore also arrested Abbasi Ali, resident of Lahore, who was a proclaimed offender in narcotics case.

ANF Peshawar arrested a local peddler identified as Azid Awais, resident of DI Khan, and recovered one kg of hashish concealed beneath the driver seat of the car he was driving.

In another operation, ANF Peshawar arrested Shahzad and Zahoor Hussain, residents of Peshawar while conducting a raid near Zakuri Pull, Ring Road, Peshawar, and recovered 2.4 kg of hashish from their possession.

All cases have been registered at respective ANF police stations and further investigations are underway.