RAWALPINDI: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Pakistan under its ongoing operation against drug suppliers to academic institutions has arrested 20 drug suppliers including a lady allegedly involved in distribution of drugs among the students of academic institutions.
According to ANF spokesman, on special instructions of Director General (DG) Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Major General Musarrat Nawaz Malik, ANF has accelerated its endeavors for apprehension of drug suppliers.
ANF has deployed special Surveillance Teams to check drug gangs involved in drug supply at educational institutions and special drive to identify and arrest the elements involved in drug supply to educational institutions.
During the ongoing special counter narcotics drive, ANF has recovered 6.4 kg drugs worth Rs 7 million in international market.
The recovered drugs include 6.3 kg Hashish and 26 gram Ice. ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a motorcycle near Judicial Colony, Gulzar-e-Quaid, Rawalpindi and arrested three persons identified as Muhammad Shahbaz, Naveed Iqbal and Raja Muhammad Dawar, all residents of Rawalpindi with 450 gram Hashish.
They were involved in supply of drugs to the students of Capital University of Science and Technology and Roots School System, Rawalpindi.
In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested a local drug peddler namely Naseer Khan, r/o Attock while he was riding on a motorcycle near Chawan Meel Chowk, Attock Basal Road, Attock and recovered 250 grams Hashish. Reportedly, he was also involved in distribution of drugs to the students of different academic institutions. ANF Lahore recovered 130 grams Hashish from personal possession of an accused identified as Mazhar Hussain r/o Faisalabad near Sandal College, Millat Road, Faisalabad. As per reports, the accused was involved in supply of drugs to the students of educational institutions.
In other operation, ANF Lahore recovered 150grams Hashish from personal possession of an accused identified as Mahmood Ahmed r/o Faisalabad from gate No. 2, Agricultural University Faisalabad, Faisalabad. He was involved in supply of drugs to the students of educational institutions.
Yet in another operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a motorcyclist identified as Muhammad Ahmed r/o Lahore near University of Management and Technology, Faisal Garden, Lahore, recovering 250 gram Hashish from his personal possession.
In fourth operation, ANF Lahore arrested Muhammad Ijaz r/o Lahore who was reportedly involved in supply of drugs to the students of educational institutions and 125 grams Hashish from his possession. He was arrested near KIPS College, Peco Road, Block-A, Johar Town, Lahore. In fifth operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a motorcycle near University of Education, Lahore and recovered 140 grams Hashish from possession of an accused Sher Ali r/o Lahore.
In sixth operation, ANF Lahore stopped a motorcyclist near Quaid-e-Azam Academy for Educational Development, Wahdat Road, Lahore, recovering 110 grams Hashish from Ghulam Rasool r/o Vehari. In seventh operation, ANF Lahore recovered 120 grams Hashish from Imran Raouf r/o Lahore arresting him near MAO College, Lahore.
In eighth operation, ANF Lahore arrested Akram and Muhammad Irfan both r/o Multan who were reportedly involved in drug distribution among the students of Civil Lines College, Multan and recovered 300 grams Hashish from their possession. They were arrested near Civil Lines College, Multan.
In another operation, ANF Lahore recovered 160 grams Hashish from Ali Asghar r/o Faisalabad who was arrested near Govt. Post Graduate College of Science, Samanabad, Faisalabad.
In 10th operation, ANF Lahore recovered 120 grams Hashish from possession of a lady namely Razia Bibi r/o Lahore who was arrested near Lahore College of Women University, Jail Road, Lahore. In another operation, ANF Lahore arrested Muhammad Sajjad r/o Khanewal and Muhammad Asghar r/o Okara, recovering 250 grams Hashish from their possession. They were arrested near Girls Hostel, Nishter Medical College, Nishter Road, Multan.
In twelfth operation, ANF Lahore apprehended a local drug peddler namely Kashif Ali r/o Faisalabad, recovering 150 grams Hashish from personal possession. He was arrested near Agricultural University, Faisalabad. In thirteenth operation, ANF Lahore recovered 150 grams Hashish from personal possession of the accused identified as Nisar Ahmed r/o Lahore who was arrested near Rizwan Academy Green Town, Lahore.
ANF Peshawar arrested Yar Muhammad, an Afghan National, Sabir Hussain r/o Jhelum, Amjad Ali r/o Manshera and Maloom Shah r/o Khyber Agency near Karkhano Market, Peshawar and recovered 26 grams Ice from their possession.
As per reports, they were involved in supply of drugs to the students of educational institutions. ANF Karachi apprehended Ali Gul Wasan r/o Khairpur who was reportedly involved in distribution of drugs to the students of educational institutions and recovered 3.5 kg Hashish from his possession.
All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations and further investigations are underway.