ISLAMABAD, Nov 27 (APP): More than 30 operations across the
country have resulted in seizure of huge cache of hashish weighing
3.5 tons and arrest of 31 persons including drug suppliers to
Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) in these operations confiscated
five vehicles and seized 450 grams Heroin and 5.8 kg Opium.
As per operations details here on Sunday, ANF Lahore
received information through its intelligence wing regarding
smuggling of huge drug consignment and on pursuance of information,
ANF team established a road check.
During the course of surveillance, a Truck (Mercedes Benz) was
intercepted near Haroon Bus Stand, Thokar Niaz Baig, Lahore. Search
of the truck led to seizure of 3500 Kg Hashish, which is the biggest
ever drug catch in Punjab.
Hashish was concealed inside the concrete mixer machine fixed
on 10 wheeler truck. A driver of the truck Khurshid Khan, resident
of Landi Kotel was arrested at the spot.
In other operations, ANF Lahore recovered 250 Gram from
possession an accused namely Hammad Ali, resident of Lahore, who was
arrested from Mughal Pura, Lahore.
Yet in another operation, ANF Lahore recovered 2.4 Kg Hashish
from Mazhar Hussain, resident of Lahore, who was arrested while
travelling on a motorcycle near Gourmet Bakers, Liaqat Chowk, Main
Bouleward, Sabzazar, Lahore.
In fourth operation, ANF Lahore recovered 170 Gram Heroin from
a drug peddler namely Khushi Muhammad, resident of Gujranwala who
was arrested from Rehman Colony, Gujranwala.
In fifth operation ANF Lahore recovered 115 Gram Hashish from
possession of Ghulam Abbas near Niazi Bus Stand, Band Road, Lahore.
In sixth operation, ANF Lahore recovered 125 Gram Hashish from
Muhammad Naseem while arresting him near Rizwan Academy, Green Town,
In seventh operation, ANF Lahore arrested drug peddlers, Yasir
Ghaffar and Muhammad Abbas, residents of Multan and recovered 105
Gram Hashish from their personal possession. They were arrested near
Chaman Rewri & Bakers, Sher Shah Road, Multan.
In eighth operation, ANF Lahore recovered 105 Gram Heroin from
Adil Hussain and Sher Khan, residents of Multan who were arrested
main gate Baha-ud-Din Zakria University, Multan.
In ninth operation, ANF Lahore raided near Punjab College,
Mianwali and arrested a drug peddler Haji Imran, resident of
Mianwali along with 115 Gram Hashish from his possession.
In other operations, ANF Lahore while raiding near University
of Educator, College Road, Lahore and arrested Shahzad Masih
resident of Lahore along with 130 Gram Hashish from his personal
possession. ANF Lahore intercepted two persons while they were
riding on a motorcycle near Mian Channo More, Burewala, Vehari and
recovered 120 Gram Heroin from their possession.
The accused persons were identified as Allah Ditta and Javed
Akhtar, residents of Vehari.
In an operation, ANF Lahore intercepted Toyota Corolla XLI Car
near China Chowk Sialkot and arrested Muhammad Qamar, resident of
Gujrat along with 550 Gram Hashish, which was found in his personal
ANF Lahore also arrested a local drug supplier namely Irshad
Hussain, resident of Khushab along with recovery of 110 Gram Heroin.
The accused was arrested near Government Boys High School, Rangpur,
ANF Rawalpindi while raiding conduct near Saalar Chowk, Attock
recovered 1.2 Kg Hashish from two drug peddlers identified as Hukam
Khan resident of Nowshera and Haibat Khan, resident of Attock.
In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi recovered 800 Gram Hashish
from Muhammad Usaman and Kamran Khaliq, residents of Attock, who
were arrested at Farooq Azam Chowk, Attock.
Yet in another operation, ANF Rawalpindi apprehended a local
drug supplier Nisar Ahmed, resident of Attock along with 150 Gram
He was arrested from Shakar Dara Railway Pathak, Basal Road,
In fourth operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested a drug peddler
named Malang Jan, resident of Peshawar near Gangal Chowk, Express
Highway, Islamabad and recovered 130 Gram Hashish from his
ANF Peshawar Road Check Team during routine checking near main
Motorway Toll Plaza, Peshawar, arrested a passenger namely Zafar
Ullah, resident of Peshawar and recovered 1.1 Kg Hashish concealed
in his shoes. He was arrested while travelling in a passenger van.
In another operation, ANF Peshawar arrested Amir, resident of
Attock and recovered 100 Gram Hashish from his possession. He was
arrested near Motorway Toll Plaza, Peshawar while travelling in a
Yet in another operation, ANF Peshawar arrested a drug supplier
identified as Sadaqat Ali, resident of Haripur near Al-Meezan CNG,
Swat Chowk, Haripur, recovering 120 Gram Hashish from his
ANF Karachi while striking near Old Sabzi Mandi, Kamal Colony,
University Road, Karachi arrested four drug peddlers named Muhammad
Ali, Nisar Ahmed, Muhammad Ehsan and Ahmed Shah, residents of
Karachi and recovered 2.9 Kg Hashish their possession.
In another operation ANF Karachi recovered 4.5 Kg Hashish from
a drug supplier identified as Matiullah, resident of Karachi who was
arrested near Saifullah Hotel, Jalalabad, Kachi Abadi, Nazimabad,
Yet in another operation ANF Karachi recovered 6.1 Kg Hashish
from personal possession of an accused Waseem Khan, resident of
Karachi who was arrested near Bangash Hotel, Nazimabad, Karachi.
ANF Quetta intercepted a motorcyclist identified as Dost
Muhammad resident of Quetta near Allied Bank Ltd, Jinnah Town,
Quetta and recovered 1.9 Kg Hashish and 5.8 Kg Opium concealed in
All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police
Stations and further investigations are underway.