GILGIT: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has reported recovery of a ‘huge cache’ of heroin in the border town of Sost. The recovery was made from a room of the ‘Tibet Hotel’.
According to details shared by an official, who requested anonymity, a man identified as Muhammad Akram has been arrested on charges of attempting to smuggle the lethal drug to China across the Khunzhrav border. The heroin was concealed in ten carpets, which were to be exported to China.
Giving further details, another official said that the heroin was concealed in the carpets at the time of manufacturing. The exact amount of heroin recovered can only be found out after the pipes have been separated and empty he said.