Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, Pakistan Navy & Pakistan Customs through combined operation seize Narcotics
Islamabad: (Parliament Times) In a joint Intelligence based Counter Narcotics Operation by
Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Customs and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency at Pishukan
near Jiwani, Balochistan a fishing boat namely AL-QAMBER Registration No. 13181
along with 12 crew members were apprehended and a huge cache of narcotics
including 102.90 KGs Crystal and 171.15 KGs synthetic Heroine was recovered from
the apprehended vessel which was hidden in specially constructed secret
compartments of the boat.
The value of narcotics in International market is Rs 2740.5 Million. The seized
narcotics are handed over to the Custom Authorities for further legal proceedings.
PSMA being the sole law enforcement agency in maritime Zones of Pakistan
maintains its permanent presence at sea with its Ships and Aircraft to counter any legal
activity. Successful operation by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency resulting in seizure
is vigilant and remains committed in preventing use of Pakistani waters for any unlawful
act/purpose. Pakistan Maritime Security Agency will continue to shoulder its national
obligation and responsibility to establish lawful order at sea.