ANF seizes 1.689 metric tons drugs in 11 operations

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ISLAMABAD:   (Parliament Times)   Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 1.689 Metric Tons narcotics valuing US $ 1.128 Billion Internationally, arrested 10 culprits and impounded 5 vehicles while conducting 11 counter-narcotics
strikes. The seized drugs comprised of 1120 Kg Morphine, 315.800 Kg Opium, 251.900 Kg Hashish
and 2 Kg Heroin.
As per details, in an intelligence based operation, ANF Quetta raided at abandon house
located at Nilan Rodh, Tehsil Mashgail, District Kharan and recovered 300 Kg Opium from the
Toyota Hilux Double Cabin parked in the said house. In another operation, ANF Quetta recovered
1120 Kg Morphine from a Dry Nullah located at Koh-e-Rodini, Girdi Jungle, District Chaghi. As per
initial information the recovered drugs were placed for handing over to some other narcotics gang.
ANF Lahore raided near Hajvari Town, Hurbanspura, Lahore and recovered 500 Gram
Hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused namely Muhammad Osama resident of
Lahore.
On a tip-off, ANF Peshawar in collaboration with FC KP (Khyber Rifles) intercepted a Toyota
Corolla car near Bigyari Check Post and recovered 4.800 Kg Opium from the said vehicle. An
accused namely Israt Khan resident of Khyber was arrested on the spot. In another operation, ANF
Peshawar in collaboration with FC KP, 161 Wing, Mahsud Scouts intercepted a FX car near Nala
Check Post and recovered 2 Kg Hashish from the said vehicle. Resultantly an accused namely
Hazrat Noor resident of Khyber was arrested on the spot. In third operation, ANF Peshawar in
collaboration with FC KP, 161 Wing, Mahsud Scouts arrested two accused persons namely M Sabir
Khan and Bakhat Muneer both residents of Khyber and recovered 3 Kg Hashish and 1 Kg Hashish
respectively from their personal possession. Both were arrested near Nala Check Post. In fourth
operation, ANF Peshawar in collaboration with FC KP, 143 Wing, Khyber Rifles arrested an accused
person identified as Zaw Ullah resident of Khyber and recovered 2 Kg Heroin from his personal
possession. In fifth operation, ANF Peshawar raided near Toda Mala Nullah near Al Masud, District
Khyber and recovered 4.8 Kg Hashish from the said place. In sixth operation, ANF Peshawar in
collaboration with FC KP, 161 Wing, Mahsud Scouts arrested an accused namely Anan Khan
resident of Khyber and recovered 1 Kg Hashish from his personal possession.
ANF Karachi intercepted a Mini Truck near Hub River Road Toll Plaza, Karachi and
recovered 239.600 Kg Hashish from the seized vehicle. A person onboard namely Abdullah Jan
resident of Ziarat was arrested during the operation. In another operation, ANF Karachi intercepted a
Toyota Corolla car near Pataro Toll Plaza, Indus Highway, Jamshoro and recovered 11 Kg Opium
from the said vehicle. Two persons onboard namely Bismillah resident of Sanghar and Ghulam
Mustafa resident of Kambar Shahdad Kot were arrested on the spot.
All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations under CNS Act 1997 and
further investigations are underway.