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ANF seizes 2.17 ton drugs in countrywide operations

our correspondent
ISLAMABAD
The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) Pakistan seized 2.17 ton narcotics, arrested 18 culprits including a lady and impounded five vehicles in 16 counter-narcotic strikes across the country.
The seized drugs comprised of 2129.13 kg hashish, 11.73 kg heroin, 25.2 kg opium, 4.9 kg amphetamine (Ice), 5560x Xanax Tabs, 6070x Al-Prazolam Tabs, 17600x Roche-2 Tablets and 420 liters HCL.
As per details, the ANF Quetta recovered 1386 kg hashish from gen area Killi Nourak Suleman Khel Tehsil Gulistan District Abdullah. As per details the recovered drugs were hidden in rainy nullah for further transportation to some other narcotics gang. In another operation, the ANF Quetta raided at Killi Sana Abad Nokundi and recovered 420 liters HCL from the locality.
In third operation, ANF Quetta recovered 1.380 kgs hashish from personal possession of arrested accused namely Nazir Ahmed resident of Panjgur. He was arrested near Ideal Academy, Degree College Road, Panjgur. In fourth operation, the ANF Quetta intercepted an unattended Iranian Zamyad vehicle parked in dry rainy nullah near Dhanuk, Turbat and recovered 500 kgs hashish from the said vehicle.
The ANF Rawalpindi intercepted Toyota Corolla car near exit motor toll plaza M1, Islamabad and recovered 13.2 kg opium & 42 kg hashish from the said vehicle. Two people onboard namely Muslim Khan resident of Khyber Agency and a lady accomplice namely Nazo resident of Malakand were arrested during the operation. In another operation, the ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a consignment from a private cargo office located at Islamabad International Airport and recovered 10.8 kg heroin.
Resultantly two accused namely Adeel Anwar and Muhammad Touseef both residents of Rawalpindi were arrested during the operation. In third operation, the ANF Rawalpindi arrested two accused persons namely Hilal Khan and Qamro Gula both resident of Bannu at Islamabad international Airport and recovered 2560 Xanax Tabs (weighing 0.700 kg) from their bags.
The accused were proceeding to Riyadh (KSA) through flight No.SV 723. In fourth operation, the ANF Rawalpindi arrested an accused person namely Shahid Khan resident of Swabi at Islamabad International Airport and recovered 4.9 kg Amphetamine from his trolley bag. The arrested accused was proceeding to Riyadh (KSA) through flight No.WY-384.
The ANF Lahore arrested an accused namely Nazir Khan resident of Bannu at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and recovered 6070x Al-Prazolam Tablets (weighing 600 gram) which was tactfully concealed in his trolley bag. He was travelling to Dammam (KSA) through Flight No.XY-884. In another operation, ANF Lahore intercepted Motorcycle CD-70 near Basti Jarh, Tehsil & District Muzaffaragarh and recovered 1 kg hashish from personal possession of arrested accused namely Ghulam Mustafa resident Muzaffargarh.
In third operation, the ANF Lahore intercepted a USA bound suspected parcel containing 19 x ladies suits from a private courier office located at Lahore and recovered 930 gram heroin which was tactfully concealed in 11x trousers (Shalwar).
In fourth operation, the ANF Lahore arrested an accused namely Muhammad Sajjad resident of Lodhran at Multan International Airport and recovered 17600x Roche-2 Tabs and 3000x Xanax Tabs which was concealed in 7x packets placed in his bag. He was proceeding to Jeddah through Flight No. 870.
The ANF Peshawar arrested an accused person namely Shah Sarwar Khan resident of Bannu at Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar and recovered 1.15 kg hashish which was concealed in his trolley bag. He was travelling to Sharjah through flight No PA-612. On information provided by a detainees, the ANF Peshawar arrested another accused namely Waheedullah resident of Bannu from Peshawar Airport. In another operation, the ANF Peshawar intercepted a Toyota Corolla car at Shin Qamar Check Post and recovered 8.4 kg hashish which was tactfully concealed in dashboard of the said car.
A person onboard namely Abdullah resident of District Khyber was arrested during the operation. In third operation, the ANF Peshawar in collaboration with FCIU and Police conducted an intelligence based operation at Jabba and recovered 12 kg opium & 71 kg hashish along with 1x SMG with 7 magazines, 147x rounds 1x Bandoliers, 78x rounds of 303 Rifle, 2x pistol 30 bore with 4 magazines & 23 x rounds, 2x Bandolier of pistol, 1x 12 bore (repeater) gun with magazine and 4x rounds, 5x rounds of 9mm pistol and 1x 303 rifle with barrel. Resultantly three accused persons identified as Hashim Khan, Rehman Shah and Subhan Ullah all residents of district Khyber were arrested during the operation.
The ANF Karachi intercepted a Suzuki Motorcycle near Agricultural University Tando Jam, Hyderabad and recovered 18 kg hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused namely Sajid Hussain resident of Mirpurkhas. On pointation of arrested accused another raid was conducted near Adin Petrol Pump Tehsil Shuja Abad, Mirpurkhas and recovered 100 kg hashish from the locality.
Separate cases in all incidents were registered at respective ANF Police Stations under CNS Act 1997 and further investigation was underway.



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