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ANF seized 1502 kg drugs worth Rs 2.76 billion, in 26 operations

Rawalpindi:    (Parliament Times)     Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 1502 Kgs Narcotics valuing Rs. 2.76 Billion internationally, arrested 39 culprits including 3 ladies and impounded 12 vehicles while conducting 26 counter-narcotic strikes. The seized drugs comprised of 842.55 Kg Hashish, 500.465 Kg Amphetamine, 115.11 Kg Opium, 42.419 Kg Heroin, 800 grams Methamphetamine, and 4000x Xanax Tablets.

In an intelligence based operation, ANF Quetta intercepted an unattended Zamyad Vehicle near Tehsil Dalbadin District Chagai. During search, ANF team recovered 500 Kg Amphetamine from the said vehicle. As per preliminary reports, drugs were transported for handing over to another narcotics gang. In another operation, ANF Quetta intercepted a Toyota Corolla car at Chaman-Quetta Road, near Saranan Bazar and recovered 18 Kg Hashish from secret cavities of the said vehicle. Resultantly an accused identified as Sami Ullah resident of Qilla Abdullah was arrested on the spot. In third operation, ANF Quetta raided at general area of Zamran, District Panjgur seized 94 Kg Hashish. The seized drugs were kept hidden for handing over to some other narcotics gang. In fourth operation, ANF Quetta intercepted a Toyota Corolla car near Lak Pass Toll Plaza, Quetta and recovered 3 Kg Heroin and 10 Kg Hashish which was concealed in secret cavities of the said vehicle. Resultantly an accused namely Ghulam Hussain resident of Quetta was arrested on the spot.

ANF Rawalpindi arrested an accused identified as Shah Jahan resident of North Waziristan at Islamabad International Airport and recovered 1 Kg Hashish which was concealed in his trolley bag. He was proceeding to Abu Dhabi through Flight No. PK-261. In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested an accused person namely Asfandyar Alias Afu resident of Rawalpindi and recovered 250 gram Heroin, 1.2 Kg Opium and 30 gram Amphetamine from his personal possession. He was arrested near Street No 29, Safari Homes, Sector B, Bahria Town, Rawalpindi. In third operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested an accused namely Asif resident of Rawalpindi and his lady accomplice namely Farzana Alias Farri resident of Rawalpindi and recovered 2.4 Kg Opium, 550 gram Heroin and 80 gram Amphetamine from their personal possession. Both were arrested near Hotel Chai Khana, Main Boulevard, Bahria Town Phase IV, Rawalpindi. In fourth operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested two accused namely Syed Amar Bukhari resident of Rawalpindi and a lady accomplice namely Haila Liaqat Alias Sehr resident of Karachi and recovered 1.2 Kg Opium, 250 gram Heroin and 80 gram Amphetamine from their personal possession. They were arrested near Shaheen Chemist, Bahria Town, Phase VIII, Rawalpindi. In fifth operation, ANF Rawalpindi recovered 2.4 Kg Opium, 550 gram Heroin and 80 gram Amphetamine from personal possession of the two arrested accused namely Asim Khan resident of Islamabad and Umer Sultan resident of Rawalpindi. Both were arrested near Exit Gate of Bahria Town, Police Foundation, Islamabad. In sixth operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested two accused persons namely Hidayat Ullah resident of D.I Khan and Sajid resident of Mansehra, recovered 2.4 Kg Opium, 550 gram Heroin and 15 gram Amphetamine from their personal possession. They were arrested near PWD Bus Stop, Express way, Islamabad. In seventh operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested an accused person namely Bakht Ullah Jan resident of Bannu at Islamabad International Airport and recovered 4000x Xanax Tabs (weighing 810 gram) which was concealed in his bag. He was boarding for Dammam (KSA) through Flight No. PK-245. In eighth operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested an accused namely Inayat Ullah resident of Hangu at Islamabad International Airport and recovered 250 gram Heroin, 350 gram Hashish and 180 gram Amphetamine which was concealed in his trolley bag. He was travelling to Doha (Qatar) through Flight No. QR-633.

ANF Lahore intercepted a troller near Shell Petrol Pump, placed at Wazirabad-Sialkot Road, Begowal and recovered 12 Kg Hashish from secret cavities of the said vehicle. Resultantly two persons onboard namely Fakhar Hayat resident of Attock and Ameer Nawaz resident of Mianwali were arrested during the operation. In another operation, ANF Lahore intercepted Toyota Land cruiser V-8 and Toyota Vigo Dual Cabin on intelligence based information near Ravi Toll Plaza, Lahore. During Search of the vehicles, 15 Kg Heroin were recovered from Toyota Land cruiser which was concealed in suitcase. Resultantly six accused persons on board namely Rana Sana Ullah, Muhammad Akram, Muhammad Aslam, Sibtain Haider, Usman Ahmed, Muhammad Umar Farooq and Amir Rustam all residents of Faisalabad were arrested on the spot. In third operation, ANF Lahore intercepted motorcycle near Al-Aziz Petroleum PSO, Multan and recovered 1.2 Kg Opium and 12 Kg Hashish from personal possession of two arrested accused namely Sami Ullah & Asif Khan both residents of Laki Marwat. In fourth operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted Toyota Corolla XEG car near Govt High School, Kot Gujran, Multan and recovered 4.8 Kg Hashish which was concealed beneath of driving seat of the said vehicle. A person onboard namely Muhammad Ilyas resident of Faisalabad was arrested on the spot.

In an intelligence based operation, ANF Peshawar intercepted a Truck near Kohat Toll Plaza and recovered 103.750 Kg Opium which was tactfully concealed in Gypsum bags loaded in the said truck. Resultantly two accused persons namely Jamshed Khan and Junaid Khan both residents of Swabi were arrested on the spot. In another operation, ANF Peshawar intercepted a Vitz Car near Motorway Toll Plaza, Peshawar and recovered 2.4 Kg Hashish from the said vehicle. Two persons onboard namely Dawood Shoukat and Tawab Khan both residents of Peshawar were arrested on the spot. In third operation, ANF Peshawar arrested an accused namely Haider Ali resident of Khyber Agency and recovered 560 gram Opium which was concealed in his foot wears. He was arrested near Motorway Toll Plaza, Peshawar when he was travelling in passenger van. In fourth operation, ANF Peshawar arrested an accused namely Zahid resident of Khyber Agency and recovered 1.2 Kg Hashish which was concealed in his foot wears. He was arrested from passenger van near Motorway Toll Plaza, Peshawar. In fifth operation, ANF Peshawar arrested four accused persons including a lady namely Nazama Bibi, Muhammad Hussain, Hameed Ullah and Mumraiz Khan all residents of Rawalpindi and recovered 1.8 Kg Hashish from purse of the lady accused. All were arrested from a passenger van near Motorway Toll Plaza, Peshawar.

ANF Karachi conducted an intelligence based operation near Sonari Point, Mubarik Village, Kemari Town, Karachi and recovered 675 Kg Hashish and 4 Kg Heroin. The seized drugs were kept hidden for handing over to some other narcotics gang. In another operation, ANF Karachi intercepted a container at QICT, Karachi and recovered 18.019 Kg Heroin which was tactfully concealed in 37x Cartons of bed sheets. In third operation, ANF Karachi intercepted a motorcycle near Total Petrol Pump, Al-Asif Square, Super Highway, Karachi and recovered 800 gram Methamphetamine from personal possession of the two arrested accused persons namely Asif Hussain & Hassan Ali both residents of Karachi. In fourth operation, ANF Karachi intercepted Suzuki Bolan near Attock Petrol Pump, Northern Bypass, Karachi and recovered 1 Kg Hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused namely Muhammad Naseer resident of Quetta. In fifth operation, ANF Karachi raided at House located Ahmed Goth, Sector R-4, Gulshan-e-Maiymar, Karaci and recovered 10 Kg Hashish from the said house. A person on board namely Galawat Khan resident of Karachi was arrested.

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

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