PESHAWAR: The Anti-Narcotics Force Peshawar on Wednesday seized nine kilogram of hashish and heroin and arrested five persons in separate raids in deferent parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday.
In a first crackdown, the ANF Peshawar intercepted a Suzuki Mehran car near Kharkhano crossing, Industrial Estate, Hayatabad, Peshawar, and recovered 2.4 kg of hashish concealed in it. A drug carrier identified as Muhammad Sajid, a resident of Khyber Agency, was also apprehended during the operation.
In another operation, the ANF Peshawar apprehended a Riyadh-bound passenger identified as Gul Zar, a resident of Peshawar, at Peshawar Airport and recovered 1.06 kg of Amphetamine concealed in his handbag. He was to take off by PIA Flight No. PK-672.
Yet in another execution, the ANF Peshawar in collaboration with the ASF at the Peshawar Airport arrested four passengers identified as Asif Ali, Nargis Begum and Noor Sahib Jan, residents of Kohat and Bibi Zainab Jan, a resident of Orakzai Agency, recovering 2.155 kg Amphetamine hidden in their trolley bags. They were boarding for Riyadh by PIA Flight No: PK-674.
In addition, the ANF Peshawar also seized 1.7 kg of heroin from a shipment being sent to UK through a private courier service company based at Namak Mandi, Peshawar. Heroin was concealed in a marbled decoration piece, a flower vase and a jewelry box separately.
In a fifth raid, the ANF Peshawar held an Afghani national named Khan Agha from Gate No: 02, Peshawar University, Peshawar, and recovered 200 gram of heroin from the accused.
In three separate executions at the Motorway Toll Plaza, Peshawar, the ANF Peshawar apprehended one Muhammad Javaid, a resident of Kohat, Saeed-ur-Rehman, a resident of Khyber Agency, and Muhammad Shahid, a resident of Peshawar, and retrieved 1.2 kg, 1 kg and 1.15 kg of hashish respectively.