Rawalpindi: (Parliament Times) Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 1.652 Ton Narcotics worth US$ 1.308 Billion internationally, arrested 18 culprits including a foreigner & lady and impounded 9 vehicles while conducting 16 counter-narcotic strikes. The seized drugs comprised of 1294 Kg Morphine, 336.6 Kg Hashish, 14 Kg Heroin, 4.8 Kg Opium and 2.650 Kg Methamphetamine (Ice).
ANF KP, Police Station DI Khan conducted an Intelligence Based Operation at Bhakar Road, D.I Khan and recovered 2.400 Kg Hashish from possession of Abdul Kareem Khan resident of DI Khan alongwith Honda motorcycle. In another operation, staff of Police Station Peshawar conducted a raid near GB Plaza, Karkhano Market, Peshawar and recovered 1.000 Kg Methamphetamine (Ice) from personal possession of arrested accused Mewa Jan resident of Nangarhar (Afghanistan). In third operation, on a tip-off the staff of Police Station ANF Peshawar intercepted a Toyota Corolla Car near Ring Road Peshawar and recovered 4.800 Kg Opium and 16.800 Kg Hashish which was tactfully concealed under trunk of the said vehicle. An accused namely Hamza Mushtaq Malik resident of Chakwal was arrested on the spot. In fourth operation, Police Station ANF Mansehra conducted a raid at Township Market, Mansehra and recovered 1.200 Kg Hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused Syed Amir Nouman Gillani resident of Mansehra.
ANF Rawalpindi, the staff of Police Station ANF Dina intercepted a Motorcycle near Major Fruit Chat Shop, opposite Fauji Foundation Hospital, GT Road, District Jhelum and recovered 5.000 Kg Hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused namely Arif Mehmood resident of Gujrat. In another operation, the staff of PS Islamabad Capital Territory intercepted a Suzuki Cultus Car near Sachal Sarmast Road, G-11, Islamabad and recovered 8.000 Kgs Hashish from the said vehicle. Three accused including a lady namely Muhammad Irshad resident of Lucky Marwat Syed Muheeb Ullah Shah, Riasat Begum both residents of Rawalpindi were arrested during the operation.
ANF Lahore, the staff of the Police Station Regional Directorate Lahore intercepted a Toyota Corolla Car at Darbar Baba Niaz Ali located near Harbans Pura Railway Station, Lahore and recovered 6.000 Kg Heroin which was concealed in secret cavity of the said car. Two accused persons Mukhtiar resident of Nowshera and Shafique resident of Charsada were arrested on the spot. In another operation, the staff of Police Station Sialkot established a Naka near Dryport Chowk, Wazirabad-Sialkot Road, Samberial and intercepted a Toyota Corolla Car, recovered 7.000 Kg Heroin which was concealed in secret cavities of the said vehicle. Two accused persons namely Mir Alam and Fahad Liaqat both residents of Nowshera were arrested during the operation. In third operation, the staff of Police Station Regional Directorate ANF Lahore intercepted 1xPakistani National accused at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore who was travelling to Dubai (UAE) through Flight No.PAA-416 and recovered 1.000 Kg Heroin & 1.650 Kgs Methamphetamine which was tactfully concealed in trolly bag and arrested one accused Muhammad Iqbal PP No. WH1330981 resident of Sheikhupura.
ANF Karachi, the staff of Police Station Korangi intercepted a Honda Motorcycle near Dawood Chowrangi, Landi, Karachi and recovered 30.000 Kg Hashish from personal possession of an accused person namely Talha Muhammad resident of Landi, Karachi. In another operation, the staff of Police Station Korangi Karachi intercepted an Auto Rickshaw near Murtaza Chowrangi, Korangi Industrial Area, Karachi and recovered 8.000 Kg Hashish, Accused Muhammad Fahim resident of Karachi was arrested on the spot. In third operation, ANF Police Station Regional Directorate Karachi, intercepted a Qatar bound Container at KICT, Karachi and recovered 100 Kg Hashish which was tactfully concealed in pillar of wooden bed. The container was booked by Danish Kiyani and Asif Raza through Exporter MZ Trader Muhammad Nouman resident of Chinoot. In fourth operation, the staff of Police Station ANF Hyderabad intercepted an Alto Car opposite Maa Ji Hospital near water pump autobahn road, Hyderabad ad recovered 98.000 Kgs Hashish from the said vehicle. A person onboard namely Imdad Ali resident of Sanghar was arrested during the operation. In fifth operation the staff of Police Station ANF Gulshan-e-Iqbal Karachi conducted a raid at Ali Yousaf Bus Adda Service road Super Highway Karachi and recovered 40.800 Kgs Hashish from the arrested accused Wali Muhammad resident of Qilla Abdullah. In sixth operation the staff of Police Station ANF Karachi conducted a raid at Sher Shah Bus stop Karachi and recovered 26.400 Kgs Hashish which was concealed in 3xUPS and arrested accused Allah Noor resident of Qilla Abdullah.
ANF Quetta, the staff of Police Station Regional Directorate Quetta conducted a raid at Killi Sanzala, Tehsil Chaman, District Qilla Abdullah and recovered 1294 Kg Morphine. As per initial information the seized drugs were placed for handing over to some other narco gang.
All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations under CNS Act 1997 and further investigations are underway.