RAWALPINDI: The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) has recovered 91kilogram drugs worth Rs103 million in international market in nine counter narcotics operations carried out across the country.
The seized drugs comprised 89kg hashish, 1.2kg opium, 545 grams heroin and 400 grams ecstasy tablets. ANF also apprehended seven persons involved in supply of drugs and impounded three vehicles during the operations.ANF Quetta on pursuance of information seized an unattended car parked near Mor Pul, Tehsil Khanozai, District Pishin. Search of the car led to seizure of 26 kg hashish.
In another operation, ANF Quetta raided near new truck stand located at Shehrag, Tehsil and District Harnai and recovered three kg hashish from personal possession of a drug supplier identified as Dad Muhammad resident of Harnai.
ANF Rawalpindi arrested a local drug peddler identified as Shafqat Ali r/o Rawalpindi along with hashish weighing 800 grams. He was arrested near Bao Jee Pulao Restaurant, Airport Road, Rawalpindi.
ANF Lahore arrested an accused namely, Muhammad Nadeem r/o Rahim Yar Khan, along with 109 heroin filled capsules weighing 545 grams heroin. He was arrested near Billal Daewoo Bus Stand, Vehari Chowk, Multan city.
In another operation, ANF Lahore intercepted an auto rickshaw near Allah Hoo CNG pump, Goal Chakkar, Johar Town, Lahore and recovered 3.6kg hashish from personal possession of an accused on board namely Maratab Ali r/o Jhang.
ANF Peshawar acting upon a tip-off intercepted a Toyota Corolla car near Pabbi, GT Road, Nowshera, recovering 13kg hashish and 1.2kg opium. A person on board namely Muhammad Zafar Khan was apprehended during the operation.
ANF Karachi in collaboration with ASF arrested a foreign bound passenger identified as Mehmood r/o Karachi at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi and recovered 1,210 ecstasy tablets weighing 400 grams concealed in his shoes.
In another operation, ANF Karachi arrested a local drug supplier identified as Muhammad Rizwan r/o Karachi along with eight kg hashish. He was arrested near Swat Bus Stand, Banaras, Karachi.In addition, ANF Karachi raided a house located in the area of Shaheen Jinnah Colony, Karachi and seized 35 kg hashish stocked inside the house. All cases have been registered at respective ANF police stations and further investigations are underway.