PESHAWAR: Following the instructions of Additional Collector Wajid Ali, the Customs I&I staff recovered heroin 3.500 kilograms worth millions of rupees from a Toyota Corolla near Aman Ghar district Nowshera.
Sources told Customs Today that Additional Collector Wajid Ali received credible information about smuggling of narcotics. He immediately constituted an anti-smuggling squad to foil any attempt of smuggling.
Sources told that the staff of I&I held a secret ‘naka’ near Aman Ghar GT Road Nowshera. The suspected Toyota Corolla car bearing registration no:VD-914-Islamabad was coming from Peshawar side when it was signaled to stop but the driver ignored the signal and successfully fled away from the scene.
The Customs I&I staff chased the vehicle and after impounding it brought the same to the premises of the Directorate of Customs I&I where through search led to the recovery of 3.500 kilograms fine quality heroin powder (gross) along with carrier vehicle.
Additional Collector Wajid Ali told that the estimated value of the aforementioned seized narcotics and vehicle is around Rs3.2 million (narcotics Rs1.7 million and vehicle Rs1.5 million). He said that the case has been registered against unknown persons and further investigation is underway.