ISLAMABAD: (Parliament Times) Determined to uproot drug menace from the country and the world, Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 673.039 Kg Narcotics worth US$ 91.379 Million internationally, arrested 18 culprits including 3 ladies and 3 foreigners and impounded 5 vehicles while conducting 12 counter-narcotic strikes. The seized drugs comprised of 472.035 Kg Heroin,185.674 Kg Hashish, 11.5 Kg Opium, 0.300 Kg Weed, 3100 x Valium Diazepam Tabs and 3 Kg Suspected Powder.
ANF KP, Police Station Mansehra conducted an Intelligence Based Operation in front of
Abbottabad Medical Complex and recovered 1 Kg Hashish from personal possession of the
arrested accused identified as Khayal Muhammad resident of Battagram. In another operation, ANF Peshawar intercepted a Honda City Car near Chamkani Chowk, G.T Road, Peshawar and recovered 41.500 Kg Heroin from a shopping bag laying in diggi of the said vehicle. Two persons onboard namely Irfan Javed and a lady accomplice Humeza Anum both residents of Lahore were arrested during the operation.
ANF Rawalpindi, the staff of Police Station ANF Rawalpindi arrested an UK National
namely Junaid Ali resident of Kotli at Islamabad International Airport and recovered 3100x
Valium Diazepam Tabs (wehghing 530 grams) which was concealed in travelling bag. He was boarding for Manchester (UK) via Dubai through Flight No. EK-613. In another operation, the staff of Police Station ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Mehran car during naka at Motorway link road, Islamabad and recovered 15.750 Kg Hashish from secret cavity of the said vehicle. Accused person namely Iftikhar Ahmed resident of Peshawar was arrested on the spot. In third operation, the staff of Police Station Islamabad intercepted a Mehran Car near Islamabad Toll Plaza and recovered 15 Kg Heroin & 3 Kg suspected powder from the seized vehicle. Four accused persons namely Alamgir Khan resident of Mardan, Amir Muhammad Khan, Umar Abbas & Safina all residents of Peshawar were arrested on the spot. In fourth operation, the staff of Police Station ANF Rawalpindi established a naka at Motorway link road, Islamabad and recovered 700
grams Opium from shoes of the arrested accused identified as Muhammad Rafaqat resident of Gujranwala.
ANF Punjab, the staff of Police Station Multan intercepted a Truck, near Fauji Hotel,
located at Chowk Qureshi, Muzaffargarh-Multan road, Muzafargarh and recovered 10.800 Kg Opium & 108 Kg Hashish from secret cavity made behind driving seat and toll box of the said truck. Two accused persons namely Sardar Muhammad resident of Qilla Abdullah and Muhammad Aamin resident of Quetta were arrested on the spot. In another operation, Police Station ANF Multan arrested an accused namely Muhammad Ali resident of South Waziristan at Multan International Airport and recovered 900 grams Hashish which was concealed in his shoes. He was boarding for Dubai through flight no.FZ-340.
ANF Karachi, the staff of Police Station Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi conducted an operation at
Al-Asif Square Bus Stop, Super Highway, Karachi and recovered 2 Kg Hashish from personal possession of the arrested accused namely Muhammad Zubair resident of Karachi. In another operation, the staff of Police Station Karachi conducted an operation near Coastal Area, Korangi Creek, Ibrahim Haidry, Karachi and recovered 57.024 Kg Hashish and 415 Kg Heroin. The said drugs were destined to Tanzania through Launches. In third operation, the staff of Police Station Korangi, Karachi conducted a raid at Murtaza Chowrangi, Korangi Industrial Area, Karachi and recovered 1 Kg Hashish & 300 grams Weed from personal possession of the two Iranian Nationals namely Mehdi and a lady accomplice Mst Fatima. In fourth operation, Police station Korangi, Karachi intercepted a Motorcycle near Shama Shopping Centre, located at Shah Faisal
Colony, Karachi and recovered 850 grams Heroin from personal possession of the two arrested accused namely Kashif Karni & Nadeem Noshad both residents of Karachi.
All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations under CNS Act 1997 and
further investigations are underway.