Anti Narcotics Force seizes 6.7 tons of drugs worth Rs 4.1 billion

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ANF seized mega quantity of drugs weighing 6.7 Tons worth Rs 4.1 Billion in International Market in 10 operations carried out across the country. The seized drugs comprised 6.7 Ton Hashish, 3.4 Kg Heroin and 4.4 Kg Opium. The operations also resulted in arrest of 10 persons including a lady involved in drug trafficking and seizure of 2 vehicles in drug smuggling.

ANF Quetta while carrying out two separate intelligence based operations at District Qilla Abdullah and District Chaghi seized 6.7 Ton Hashish. The drug consignments were secretly stocked at two different uninhabited sites. According to details, ANF raided an uninhabited site located at Ghabi Zai, Tehsil Gulistan, District Qilla Abdullah, which resulted in seizure of 6.1 Ton Hashish, while another operation was conducted at Kath Baroth, Tehsil Yak Mach, District Chaghi which led to seizure of 535 Kg Hashish.

As per preliminary investigations, the drug consignments were placed for handing over to some other narcotics gang and were intended to be shifted to some safe location at Coastal Area for smuggling to an unidentified destination.

In addition, ANF Quetta also arrested a local drug peddler namely Moula Baksh along with 1.78 Kg Heroin which was found in his possession. He was arrested from Sabzal Road, Quetta.

ANF Lahore Road Check Team captured a Toyota Corolla Car near main Motorway Toll Plaza, Faisalabad and recovered 2.2 Kg Hashish while searching the car. Two drug carriers on board namely Sabir Shah and Muhammad Ghaffar Khan, both residents of Malakand were also arrested during the operation. In another operation, ANF arrested a street drug peddler identified as Muhammad Shahbaz resident of Lahore along with recovery of 2 Kg Hashish. He was arrested near Shalamar Bagh, Lahore.

ANF Peshawar Airport Team during routine profiling at Peshawar Airport intercepted a Jeddah bound passenger namded Asif Jan resident of Charsaddah, and recovered 660 Gram Heroin concealed in his shoes.

ANF Karachi arrested a local drug peddler Ashar Ali resident of Sanghar along with recovery of 2.45 Hashish, which was found in his personal possession.

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