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ANF seizes drugs worth Rs33m, arrests 10 drug traffickers

ANF seizes drugs worth Rs33m, arrests 10 drug traffickers

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has seized Rs33 million worth of drugs, including 4.7kg heroin, 3.7kg charas and 300g amphetamine during seven country-wide operations conducted at various cities, and arrested 10 alleged drug traffickers including two women.

According to details, ANF Rawalpindi apprehended two notorious drug sellers Pitras and Sanjay from Lalkurti, Tariqabad, Rawalpindi and recovered 500g heroin from their personal possession. Both the accused are real brothers and involved in supply of drugs at street level.

ANF Rawalpindi in an operation conducted near main Dina bus stop, GT Road, Jhelum, arrested a street peddler namely Azher Iqbal r/o Jhelum and recovered 520g heroin from him.

ANF Lahore during routine vehicle search at Babu Sabu Interchange, Sheikhupura, arrested a female smuggler Roohi Bano r/o Peshawar and recovered 500g heroin from her personal possession. She was arrested from a passenger bus bound for Lahore.

The ANF Lahore road check team, arrested two drug traffickers namely Mohsin and Atif, both residents of Peshawar at main Motorway Faisalabad toll plaza, Faisalabad and recovered 1kg heroin, which was tactfully concealed in their shoes. As per initial reports, they intended to proceed for Faisalabad for delivery of drugs to a local peddler. After initial investigations, a drug recipient namely Sajid r/o Faislabad was also arrested from Ali Town, Faisalabad.

The ANF Lahore airport team, detained two passengers including Mehr Haq Nawaz r/o Khushab and a female namely Zubaida Bibi r/o Muzaffargarh at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and recovered 2.15kg heroin and 300g amphetamine from their possession. Drugs were concealed in their hand bag. They intended to board for Jeddah by Emirates Airline Flight No EK-623.

ANF Karachi raided a narcotics den being run at Nazimabad, Karachi and recovered 1.9kg charas. As per details, said drug den was being run by a local person namely Mujahid, who succeeded to flee from the scene.

ANF Karachi in an operation carried out at Munshi Mohallah, Khairpur City, apprehend a local drug peddler namely Deedar Hussain r/o Kahirpur and recovered 1.08kg charas from his possession.

All the cases have been registered against the detainees at respective ANF police stations and further investigations are under process.