ANF seized 2.3 tons drugs of Rs1.503b


Acting upon zero-tolerance against narcotics, Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 2227.059 Kg narcotics worth Rs 1.503 Billion internationally, arrested 38 culprits involved in drug smuggling and impounded 10 vehicles conducting 33 counter-narcotics strikes throughout the country. The seized drugs comprised of 1110.53 Kg Hashish, 950 Kg Morphine, 139.95 Kg Opium, 19.321 Kg Heroin, 3.5 Kg Amphetamine and 3.758 Kg Methamphetamine.
ANF Quetta intercepted a Toyota Land Cruiser from Killi Asal Dara, Tehsil Barshore, District Pishin and recovered 950 Morphine kept in the vehicle. In another intelligence based operation, ANF Quetta intercepted 956 Kg Hashish from a Rainy Nullah, Killi Khurgai, Tehsil Gulistan, District Qila Abdullah. In third intelligence based operation, ANF Quetta intercepted 100 Kg Opium from General Area of Surgil, Tehsil Dalbandin, District Chagai.
ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Toyota Corolla car at Islamabad Railways Crossing and recovered 35 Kg Opium & 96 Kg Hashish concealed in improvised cavities of the vehicle. Four persons onboard Muhammad Rafique, Malik Naveed, Ali Shah all resident of Rawalpindi & Nasir Khan resident of Attock were arrested from the vehicle. In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested Fayaz Akbar resident of Hangu & Zulqarnain resident of Mardan from Islamabad International Airport and recovered 2.955 Kg Heroin concealed in his travelling bag. The arrested accused intended to fly for Doha by flight No. PA-205 & PK-319. In third operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested Mahmood Ali resident of Faisalabad from Bank Al-Falah, Service Road, F-10 Markaz, Islamabad and recovered 700 Gram Amphetamine from his personal possession. In fourth operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested Muhammad Usman Iftikhar resident of Mirpur, AJK & Rifaqat Mehmood resident of Jehlum near APX Courier Service Office, Gulzar-i-Quaid, Rawalpindi and recovered 500 Gram Heroin from their personal possession. In fifth operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested Noman Khan resident of Charadda from Islamabad International Airport and recovered 1.3 Kg Amphetamine concealed in his suit case. The arrested accused intended to fly for Jeddah (KSA) via Bahrain by flight No. GF-183. In sixth operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested Mansoor Khan resident of Lower Dir from Islamabad International Airport on suspicion of ingested Heroin filled capsules in his stomach. The individual has been admitted to Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpindi where he delivered 52 Narco filled capsules weighing 376 gram. In seventh operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Suzuki Swift car near PHA Apartments, Islamabad and recovered 3 Kg Heroin from its trunk. Two persons onboard Walid Ahmed resident of Peshawar & Taimur Ahmed resident of Rawalpindi were arrested at the spot. In eighth operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Suzuki 150 Motorcycle and recovered 1.3 Kg Heroin from a shopping bag hanging with the bike.