PIA staff earns bad name for country yet again as huge quantity of Heroine recovered at foreign Airport

PIA staff earns bad name for country yet again as huge quantity of Heroine recovered at foreign Airport
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*PARIS: Pakistan International Airlines staff has once again let the country down in abroad after a huge consignment of narcotics was reportedly recovered from one of its staff members in Paris. *

*Airport authorities recovered contraband from the possession of a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight attendant in the French capital, Paris, ARY News reported on Saturday.*

Upon suspicion, the authorities began search of the PIA flight, PK-750, after its arrival at the airport from Islamabad via Milan.

During a thorough search, a large quantity of heroin worth millions of rupees was seized from the possession of the flight attendant, Gulzar Tanveer.

Afterwards, French officials began a probe into the matter after taking him into custody.

A PIA spokesperson said the flight steward has been suspended over recovery of contraband from his possession.

He would be fired if he was found guilty of smuggling contraband by a court of law, the official said.

It merits mention here that in Mary 2017, 20 kilograms of heroin was recovered from a London-bound flight of the national flag carrier at Islamabad airport.

A vigilance team of the PIA had seized drugs from flight PK-785 during a routine search.

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