ANF seized 765kg drugs, arrested 19 in countrywide operations

By | November 15, 2019

The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) Pakistan seized 765 kg narcotics valuing 1.62 billion rupees in international market, arrested 19 culprits and impounded eight vehicles in 18 counter-narcotic strikes conducted across the country. The seized drugs included 85.47 kg hashish, 12.19 kg heroin, 1.2 kg opium, 660 kg amphetamine (Ice), 5.92 kg Methamphetamine (Ice) & 1086x suspect Tabs.
As per details, the ANF Quetta recovered 1.940 kg Methamphetamine (Ice) from personal possession of an accused namely Saeed Ahmed resident of Quetta. He was arrested opposite Tariq Hospital near Gael Khan Chowk Saryab Road, Quetta. In another operation, the ANF Quetta intercepted a Motorcycle near Gora Graveyard, Quetta and recovered 10 kg hashish from personal possession of arrested accused namely Abdul Latif resident of Quetta. In third operation, the ANF Quetta intercepted an unattended Toyota Surf Hilux without Registration Number at Killi Sarlath Tehsil & District Noushki and recovered 660 kg Amphetamine. In fourth operation, the ANF Quetta intercepted a Toyota Corolla car near Quetta Mastung Road Toll Plaza and recovered 2 kg heroin from the said vehicle. A person onboard namely Muhammad Akbar resident of Dalbadin was arrested during the operation.
The ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a USA bound suspected parcel from private courier office located at Chaklala, Rawalpindi and recovered 1086 x suspected Tabs (weighing 0.218 kg) from said parcel. In another operation, the ANF Rawalpindi arrested an accused namely Rasool Din resident of Kurram Agency at Islamabad International Airport and recovered 3.4 kg hashish from his trolley bag. He was travelling to Doha (Qatar) through Flight No.PK-287. In third operation, the ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a UK bound parcel from private courier office located at Chaklala, Rawalpindi and recovered 9 kg heroin from the said parcel. The recovered drugs were socked in fancy cloths.
The ANF Lahore intercepted a Hino bus at Main MM Road near Malik Hakim Hascol Petroleum Service, District Muzaffargarh and recovered 5 kg hashish which was concealed in secret cavities of the said vehicle. Resultantly an accused namely Ameer Agha resident of Peshawar was arrested on the spot. In another operation, the ANF Lahore arrested an accused namely Abdul Razaiq resident of Orakzai Agency at International Airport Faisalabad and recovered 2.5 kg hashish which was concealed in sweet box.—INP More