ISLAMABAD: The International Mail Office (IMO) Islamabad seized 465 grams of marijuana and 25 grams of cocaine at the Import Examination at the Air Freight Unit Islamabad. It was an eye-opener. Chief International Customs Asad Rizvi has taken up the above said seized narcotics matter with the UK government. The said seized narcotics were imported from the United Kingdom.
This was stated by Assistant Collector Ali Asad while talking with Customs Today. The parcel No: AWB 150471324 was booked by Asim Khan, a resident of 17, Shepherds Wood Drive NG8 3NANottingham UK for Raja Assam B34, Major Farooq Road, Shamali Muhallah Jhelum Punjab.
Assistant Collector told CT that during a routine checking, the parcel was found suspicious. The parcel was containing sealed supplement jar and T-shirts. A detailed examination of the parcel led to the recovery of 465 grams of marijuana and 25 grams of cocaine.
The said narcotics were tactfully concealed inside the jar of the supplement. The total value of the drugs is Rs5.25million in the international market.
An FIR has been lodged against the abovementioned consignee with Investigation and Prosecution P&I Department under the Customs Act 1969. Further investigation is under progress.