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Peshawar Anti smuggling DC Ubaid Ullah vows to curb trafficking

PESHAWAR: Despite lacking of technology and well trained man power, Pakistan Customs Anti-Smuggling Peshawar Deputy Collector Ubaid Ullah vowed to eliminate the menace of smuggling in the region. DC took over the office almost five month ago and during this duration customs seized items worth Rs 1310, while it was Rs 1106 million during last year Talking to Custom Today, ... Read More »

Rs45/kg increase in 7 days: LPG rate soars to Rs150/kg, domestic cylinder at Rs1,750 in Lahore

LAHORE: The marketing companies have once again increased the rate of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rs5 per kg, third time increase in seven days enhancing over all prices by Rs45 per kg without any official notification despite downward trend in international rates. After increase, LPG was being sold at 130 per kg and domestic cylinder at Rs 1510 in Karachi, ... Read More »

ANF Peshawar seizes 1,750kg charas, 500g heroin worth Rs1,757m

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has seized 1.75-ton charas and 500-gram heroin worth Rs1,757 million in three different operations carried out in Haripur and Peshawar and arrested two  drug smugglers and confiscated. According to details, ANF Peshawar on a tipoff intercepted a Bedford Truck No 4749 at Kohat Road, near Kohat Bridge and recovered 1,750kg charas. Drugs were packed in 70 ... Read More »

ANF recovers Rs52.24m worth 25.44kg charas, 4.03kg heroin in five operations

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has launched five operations in Rawalpindi, Lahore, Muzaffargarh, Peshawar and Karachi and recovered Rs52.24 million worth of 25.44kg charas and 4.03kg heroin and arrested nine alleged drug smugglers including three women and two Afghan refugees, seizing four vehicles. According to details, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Suzuki Mehran Car No. VE-527 near Chungi No 26, GT Road ... Read More »

NAB nabs PDA official in Rs100m fraud case, releases Director after Rs8.1m plea bargain

PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, after completing investigation in a Rs100 million embezzlement case, has arrested Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) Divisional Account Officer Nadeem Shad and ordered freezing of properties owned by him and Samba Bank Peshawar Regional Manager Sheraz Khan. According to NAB, Nadeem Shad had opened a fake bank account in connivance with Sheraz ... Read More »

ANF seizes Rs2,326m drugs including 303kg heroin as regional heads meet

RAWALPINDI: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has held Force Commander Conference at its Headquarters, which was chaired by ANF DG Major General Khawar Hanif. The conference was attended by Commanders of all Regional Directorates and Senior Staff Officers. At the onset of conference, review of the ANF performance was analysed and futuristic targets were set forth. During the conference, aspects of enforcement, ... Read More »

ANF foils bid to smuggle 7.15kg heroin worth Rs47.54m abroad

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has foiled bid to smuggle 7.15kg heroin worth Rs47.54m abroad in two different cases and arrested six suspected drug traffickers. According to details, an ANF Lahore team seized a suspected bag at conveyer belt at Allama Iqbal International Airport and recovered 7.15Kg heroin contained in bag. Three suspected, namely Zahid Nazar r/o Lalamusa (passenger), Ramzan ... Read More »

LPG prices slashed by Rs10 per kg after historic Rs14.68 cut in POL prices

KARACHI: Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) prices have been cut by Rs 10 per kg after slide in the prices of petroleum products. The city district governments teams and Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) have started raiding LGP marketing companies and retailers to implement new prices following marketing companies denial to reduce gas price event after considerable price cut in ... Read More »

Pesco serves power disconnection notices to KP depts

PESHAWAR: The financial constraints have forced Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) to serve electricity supply disconnection notices to provincial departments. According to a Pesco statement, the defaulting department will have to pay their arrears up to Nov 20, otherwise their power supply will be disconnected on Nov 21 as the provincial government had not paid even a single rupee during ... Read More »

ANF seizes 200kg narcotics worth Rs1.11b in 14 raids

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF), in its drive against drug trafficking, has conducted 14 operations in different cities including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Lahore, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Karachi and Lasbela and recovered a huge quantity of drugs worth Rs1.11 billion. The ANF seized 161kg heroin, 34kg charas, 2.7kg opium and arrested 16 alleged drug traffickers including two women, besides apprehending three vehicles. ... Read More »

NAB nabs 4 contractors over Rs102m damage to exchequer

PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has nabbed four contractors for supplying 353 voltage stabilisers to different water supply schemes at inflated rates, causing a huge loss to the national exchequer. Sources said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa NAB officials arrested the contractors of Public Health Engineering Department allegedly involved in supplying stabilisers at Rs102 million to water supply schemes through a ... Read More »

ANF recovers 138-kg drugs, nails 4 peddlers

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) claimed to have recovered 114 kgs of heroin and 24 kgs of charas besides arresting four drug peddlers including a lady. The ANF conducted raids in various cities including Rawalpindi, Lahore and Peshawar and thwarted attempts to smuggle narcotics. According to the force, the captured drugs worth more than Rs 782 million in international market. ... Read More »

LPG price decreased by Rs25 per kilogramme

LAHORE: Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) marketing companies, after the intervention of the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra), has cut the gas price by Rs25 per kilogramme. The LPG Distributors Association has the price of LPG has been decreased by Rs300 per domestic and 1,200 per commercial cylinder by the companies. LPG Association Chairman Irfan Khokhar said that the association ... Read More »

ANF recovers Rs54.3m drug in six raids

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has seized Rs54.3 million drugs including 31kg charas, 3.5kg heroin, 30 bottles of wine, and also arrested eight drug traffickers including a woman during six different anti-smuggling raids carried out in Jhelum, Peshawar, Shikarpur and Karachi. As per details, ANF Karachi’s Road Check Team intercepted a suspected Suzuki Mehran car No Z-4271 at Humayun Sharif Stop ... Read More »

CASA-1000 Power project to cost $997m

ISLAMABAD: The Central Asia South Asia (CASA)-1000 power transmission project, signed between Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Afghanistan, will be completed by June 30, 2020 and it will cost $ 997 million. Under the proposed project, initially 1300 MW electricity would be imported from the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan and Pakistan would get 1,000MW of power while Afghanistan would receive the ... Read More »

12 Customs officers of BS 19-20 assume charge

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued notifications regarding relinquishment/assumption of charges by 12 Pakistan Customs Service (PCS) officers of BS19-20. As per details, Rubina Wasti, (PCS/BS-20) after the Board’s Notification No 1589-CI/2014 dated 19.08.2014, has assumed the charge of the post of Director General (OPS), Directorate of Internal Audit (Customs), Karachi. Dr Nasir Khan, (PCS/BS-19), in pursuance of ... Read More »

ANF arrests 4 smugglers

PESHAWAR:  Anti-Narcotics Force Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter arrested four smugglers and recovered 14 kilograms of narcotics from their possession in three separate crackdowns. According to spokesman of Anti Narcotics force, ANF Peshawar in an operation at Bus Stop, University Town, Jamrud Road, Peshawar, apprehended three individuals Socha Gul, Naseem Jan and Niaz Gul Peshawar and recovered 10 Kgs of charas from ... Read More »

ANF seizes Rs8.58 billion drugs in 11 anti-smuggling raids

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force has recovered Rs8.58 billion drugs including 8577.6kg charas, 5.28kg heroin, 400 gram amphetamine and arrested 15 accused including two women involved in drug trafficking, and also seized two vehicles in 11 different anti-smuggling operations. As per details, ANF Balochistan seized 3,940kg charas garda from Killi Zard Ghulam Jan, Tehsil Mangochar, District Kallat. In another operation in Balochistan, ... Read More »

ANF foils smuggling bids, seizes drugs worth Rs69.5m

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force has foiled several bids to smuggle drugs by carrying out three successful operations in Sialkot, Peshawar and Karachi and recovered Rs69.5 million worth drugs including 10kg heroin, 1.05kg charas and 650 grams amphetamine, while apprehended four persons and confiscated a vehicle as well. According to details, ANF Karachi Port team intercepted a Malaysia-bound shipment at Badar-ud-Din Yard, ... Read More »

ANF seizes drugs worth Rs214.8m in 7 raids

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force has recovered drugs including 75.5kg opium, 10.6kg charas and 8kg heroin in seven successful operations conducted against drug traffickers in Faisalabad, Lahore, Sialkot, Kasur, Peshawar and Gilgit. During these operations, ANF has also arrested 11 persons including 2 lady smugglers and confiscated vehicles. The value of seized drugs, being transported to local markets, amounts to approximately Rs214.8m ... Read More »

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