Home / National News / ANF seizes drugs worth Rs 3.902 billion in 24 operations

ANF seizes drugs worth Rs 3.902 billion in 24 operations

Rawalpindi: Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 5028.809 Kg Narcotics valuing Rs. 3.902 Billion internationally, arrested 29 culprits including two proclaimed offenders & two ladies culprits, impounded 5 vehicles while conducting 24 counter-narcotic strikes throughout the country. The seized drugs comprised of 4944.966 Kg Hashish, 60 Kg Opium, 17.043 Kg Heroin and 6.8 Kg Methamphetamine.

ANF Quetta recovered 3719 Kg Hashish from general area of Killi Dargai, Tehsil Gulistan, District Qilla Abdullah. Moreover, a Crown Saloon car and an AK-47 alongwith magazine and 12 live rounds were also seized from the location. As per initial investigation, the recovered drug was kept hidden for distribution at local level and smuggling abroad on provision of safe signal.

In an intelligence based operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a ISUZU Mini Truck at Exit point of Motorway Toll Plaza, M-1, Islamabad and recovered 24 Kg Hashish concealed in tool box of the truck. Tariq Mehmood resident of Faisalabad and Ghulam Qamar resident of Nankana Sahib were arrested at the spot during the operation. In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Honda Civic car at Taraki Toll Plaza, Main GT Road, Sohawa, Jehlum and recovered 10 Kg Hashish concealed in secret cavities of the vehicle. A person Kamran Khan resident of Mardan was also arrested at the spot. In third, intelligence based operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Suzuki Mehran car near exit gate Ghouri Town Phase-V, Islamabad and recovered 5 Kg Hashish during the operation. Khan Nawaz, Noor Gul both resident of Khyber Agency, Komal, Laiba and Sudais Khan (3 years old) all resident of Swabi were arrested from the vehicle. 3 Kg of drug were recovered from personal possession of lady accused Komal and 2 Kg from the vehicle. In fourth operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested Abdul Hakeem resident of Hangu from Islamabad International Airport and recovered 1.29 Kg Hashish concealed in packing material of his luggage. The arrested accused intended to fly for Doha by Qatar Airways Flight No. QR-633. In fifth operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested Zeenat Ullah resident of Islamabad from Islamabad International Airport and recovered 540 Gram Hashish from his trolley bag. The arrested accused intended to fly for Karachi by flight No. PK-301. In sixth operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested Sami Ullah resident of Peshawar from Islamabad International Airport and recovered 700 Gram Amphetamine from his travelling bag. The arrested accused intended to fly for Riyadh (KSA) by flight No. EK-615.

ANF Lahore arrested Muhammad Asghar and Ghulam Haider both resident of Multan from Old Shujaabad Road, Multan and recovered 2.6 Kg Hashish from their personal possession. In another operation, ANF Lahore arrested Muhammad Siddique resident of Sargodha from Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and recovered 1.5 Kg Methamphetamine concealed in his travelling bag. The arrested accused intended to fly for Madina (KSA) by flight No. PK-747. In third operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a parcel from a Courier Service Company office located in Cargo Complex, Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and recovered 700 Gram Heroin soaked in Karate Belts. The parcel was destined to Italy.

In an intelligence led operation, ANF Peshawar recovered 1178 Kg Hashish, 60 Kg Opium and 13.5 Kg Heroin from a dumping place near Basai Baba, Shahkas, Tehsil Jamrud, District Khyber Agency. As per reports, the recovered drugs was kept hidden for smuggling aboard on provision of safe signal. In another, intelligence based operation, ANF Peshawar arrested Abubakar resident of Kurram Agency from Peshawar International Airport and recovered 2.43 Kg Hashish concealed in his suitcase. The arrested accused intended to fly for Doha by Qatar Airways Flight No. QR-601. In third operation, ANF Peshawar arrested Sajid Ur Rehman resident of Orakzai Agency from Peshawar International Airport and recovered 1.006 Kg Hashish concealed in his carry bag. The arrested accused intended to fly for Doha by Qatar Airways flight No. QR-601. In fourth, intelligence led operation, ANF Peshawar intercepted a Toyota GLI car near Hyper Mall, Ring Road, Peshawar and recovered 550 Gram Heroin concealed in 2 suits in a box of cloths. A person onboard Imran resident of Kurram Agency was also arrested during the operation. In fifth operation based on information, ANF Peshawar arrested Riaz, Radi Gul both resident of Peshawar and Hokamran Khan resident of Kurram Agency at Dalazak Road, Peshawar and recovered 110 Narco filled capsules (weighing 730 Gram) Heroin from personal possession of the arrested accused. In sixth operation, ANF Peshawar arrested Ghulam Rasool resident of Muzaffargarh from a passenger vehicle at Motorway Toll plaza, Peshawar and recovered 473 Gram Heroin concealed in his footwears. In seventh operation, ANF Peshawar arrested Ghulam Hussain resident of Muzaffargarh from a passenger van at Motorway Toll Plaza, Peshawar and recovered 590 Gram Heroin concealed in his footwear. In eighth, intelligence led operation, ANF Peshawar arrested Muhammad Bilal resident of Hangu from Peshawar International Airport and recovered 500 Gram Heroin and 280 Gram Methamphetamine concealed in pockets of a suit placed in his bag. The arrested accused intended to fly for Doha by Qatar Airways flight No. QR-601. In ninth operation, ANF Peshawar arrested Muhammad Manan resident of Hangu at Peshawar International Airport and recovered 1.1 Kg Hashish concealed in Lodo. The arrested accused intended to fly for Doha by Qatar Airways Flight No. QR-601.

ANF Karachi arrested Saeed Ur Rehman and Nawab Ali both resident of Karachi from Jinnah International Airport, Karachi and recovered 1.47 Kg Methamphetamine concealed in their bags. The arrested accused intended to fly for KSA by flight No. PA-170. In another operation, ANF Karachi arrested Gulfaam resident of Charsadda and recovered 1.4 Kg Methamphetamine concealed in sweet box placed in his luggage. The arrested accused intended to fly for KSA by flight No. SV-701. In third operation, ANF Karachi intercepted a parcel from a courier service company office in Karachi and recovered 1.45 Kg Methamphetamine concealed in 4x ladies suits present in the parcel. The parcel was destined to Jeddah.

Moreover, in follow-up of registered cases, ANF Lahore and ANF Karachi arrested two proclaimed offenders Syed Muhammad Anwar resident of Lahore and Hamid Allau Din resident of Karachi conducting two separate operations respectively.

All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations under CNS Act 1997 and further investigations are underway.

Check Also

Usman Buzdar lauds NZ PM for displaying solidarity with Muslims

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has commended the Prime Minister of New Zealand …