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Customs seizes 2,800g heroin at Jinnah Airport

Customs seizes 2,800g heroin at Jinnah Airport

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has seized 2,800 grams of heroin at the Jinnah Airport which was concealed inside a wooden crate of crockery being couriered to Sri Lanka.

A Customs official, Qamar Thalho, said that the package was intercepted by a Customs Drug Enforcement Cell team, who worked in collaboration with a prominent courier firm.

The sender of the package, booked for an address in Sri Lanka, had declared crockery and other gifts for family members as the contents. However, specially crafted cavities were discovered in the planks of the crate and a total of 24 polythene packets of heroin were found.