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DG ANF appreciates customs team for foiling smuggling attempt at Lahore airport

DG ANF appreciates customs team for foiling smuggling attempt at Lahore airport

LAHORE: Director General Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Punjab Major General Mussarat Nawaz on Friday visited the Allama Iqbal International Airport and held a meeting with customs staff who successfully foiled a smuggling attempt of heroin by a Czech lady on Wednesday. DG Anti-Narcotics Force appreciated the performance of Customs Preventive team deputed at Allama Iqbal International airport.

Sources told Customs Today that Major General Mussarat Nawaz praised the customs staff and awarded them with cash prize as well.

It is pertinent to mention that a Czech woman carrying nine kilograms of heroin was arrested at the Allama Iqbal International Airport on Wednesday. The 21-year-old identified as Tereza Hluskova was attempting to smuggle the heroin from Lahore to Abu Dhabi. The woman was in Pakistan on a three-month family visit visa which was issued on November 15 and valid till February 14.

A Czech woman carrying nine kilograms of heroin was arrested at the Allama Iqbal International Airport on Wednesday. The customs said that raids were being conducted in different parts of the city as per the information shared by the woman.

Pakistan Customs had registered a case under Pakistan Customs Act of 1969 and she has already sent to jail by the special court. Sources has confirmed that lady smuggler has said before the customs I&P that she knew that something is hidden in the bag but she doesn’t know that there is heroin in that bag. She said during investigation that she has already visited Gujranwala and Lahore for three times.