KARACHI: The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) has seized a container carrying record 375kg fine quality heroin at Qasim International Container Terminal, which was concealed inside the filters.
The container, which was booked for Uganda, was loaded with 448 large size cartons (each carton containing 12 oil filters) and 1,113 small size cartons (each carton containing 40 filters). The five accused persons have been arrested after the preliminary investigations.
Meanwhile, ANF Peshawar Surveillance Team has also recovered 153kg heroin from a truck standing near Itifaq Market, Kohat Road. ANF Rawalpindi also carried out an operation at Attock and recovered 7kg charras from a house.
ANF Sea Port In-charge Sakhi Rehman, while talking to media, said that the ANF in recent days carried out about 30 raids against the drug traffickers and registered 55 cases and arrested 53 accused.
The ANF under ‘Ummeed-e Nau’ special operation confiscated 118.018 kilogram of heroine, 10,096.354 kilogram of hashish, 3437.19 kg of opium, 0.575 kg of cocaine, and above 1,751 tablets that were used in or as substitute of narcotics.