RAWALPINDI – Anti Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 2698.085 Kgs narcotics valuing US $ 87.716 Million internationally, arrested 24 culprits including two ladies and impounded 13 vehicles while conducting 23 counter-narcotics strikes throughout the country. The seized drugs comprised of 60 Kg Heroin, 1550.61 Kg Hashish, 1084.1 Kg Opium and 3.375 Kg Amphetamine.
ANF Balochistan, Police Station, Quetta intercepted a Toyota Corolla GLI Car and recovered 5 Kg Hashish from Parking area of AK Mover Bus terminal at Nawa Killi road District Quetta. 1 x accused namely Abdul Ghani resident of Nasirabad Zhob, Balochistan was arrested. In another operation, Police Station Quetta intercepted a Hino Truck and recovered 186 Kg Hashish from Mugha Faqirzai cross Kuchlak-Zhob Highway District Qilla Saifullah. In third operation, Police Station Gwadar in collaboration with Pakistan Navy, Karachi recovered 700 Kgs Hashish from Toyota Pickup Single Cabin parked at general area of Pishukan District Gwadar.
ANF Punjab, Police Station Sialkot raided near Cheema Hospital, Wazirabad road Daska and recovered 2.100 Kg Hashish alongwith motorcycle from personal possession of arrested accused persons namely Zahid Khan and Farooq Khan residents of Sialkot. In another operation, Police Station Sialkot intercepted 2 x suspected parcels from Couriers Service Company Wazirabad road Sialkot booked by Muhammad Shahzad Butt (Arrested) resident of Sialkot for Taiwan. The said parcel consisted of 14 x kitchen accessories (cooking pans) and recovered 2 Kg Amphetamine Ice which was tactfully concealed in both cartons. In third operation, Police Station, Lahore raided near Mohallah Ali Block Rehman City situated near Saggain bypass Lahore intercepted Suzuki Everi Car and recovered 130.800 Kg Hashish from arrested accused persons namely Ali Raza resident of Gujranwala and Muhammad Bilal resident of Sheikhupura. In forth operation, Police Station, Faisalabad raided near Darvaish Hotel Canal road Faisalabad and recovered 0.500 Kg Amphetamine Ice from secret cavities of Toyota Corolla Car. 2 x accused persons namely Yasir Shafi resident of Islamabad and Raidullah Khan resident of Mardan were arrested on the spot. In fifth operation, Police Station Multan raided near Shah Rukn-e-Alam/Makhdoom Rasheed Motorway Toll Plaza District Multan and arrested 1 x accused person namely Aman Ullah resident of Dera Bughti alognwith Double Cabin Hilux and 180 Kg Hashish recovered from secret cavities of the seized vehicle. In sixth operation, Pakistan Rangers Punjab handed over 1 x accused person namely Muhammad Shakeel resident of Lahore to Regional Directorate ANF Police Station, Lahore with recovery of 2 Kg Heroin. In seventh operation, Pakistan Rangers Punjab handed over 4 x accused persons namely Ali Asghar, Muhammad Shahbaz resident of Sheikhupura, Ansar Javed resident of Narowal and Samar Abbas resident of Lahore to Regional Directorate ANF Police Station, Lahore with recovery of 15 Kg Heroin. In eighth operation, Police Station Mianwali conducted a raid near Hamza Mill, Tehsil Piplan District Mianwali. 1 x accused person namely Zaheer Abbas resident of Gujranwala was arrested alongwith Toyota Corolla Car. During search 2 Kg Heroin was recovered from the seized vehicle. In ninth operation, Police Station Faisalabad raided near Saleem Chowk Satyana Road Faisalabad and arrested an accused namely Abdul Qayyum resident of Peshawar alongwith Honda Civic Car. During search 9 Kg Heroin was recovered from the seized vehicle.
ANF Sindh, Police Station Korangi conducted a raid at QICT Port Qasim, Karachi and seized a consignment of container. During search 198 Kg Opium was recovered from the said container. 1 x Vespa Scooter was also seized which was kept in the said container. The said container was booked by Exporter namely M/S Universal Logistic System, Karachi for Canada. In another operation, Police Station Sukkur in collaboration with 82 Wing Shahbaz Rangers local Police and District Administration conducted an operation at Goth Masjid, Goth Rahoo Ja Aithya and Goth Konkar Tehsil and District Qamber Shahadkot and destroyed 40 x Acres Poppy Crops and seized 1.500 Kg Poppy Sprout (Doday).
ANF KP, Police Station Peshawar visited at TCS Head Office on Ring road, Peshawar and checked a suspected parcel which was booked by Abdul Wahid for Gujranwala and seized 1 x Flask filled with 2 x Packets of Hashish weighing 1 Kg. In another operation, Police Station Peshawar intercepted a Hino Truck near Matni bypass Kohat road Peshawar and recovered 312 Kgs Hashish from secret cavity of said truck. 1 x accused namely Qat Ali Khan resident of Wazirstan was arrested on the spot. In third operation, Police Station DI Khan conducted an operation at Sheikh Yousaf road DI Khan and recovered 3.600 Kgs Hashish from the arrested accused namely Muhammad Junaid resident of DI Khan. In fourth operation, ANF Staff at Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar (BKIAP) apprehended an accused namely Numan Khan resident of Charsadda and recovered 0.875 Kg Amphetamine Ice, which was concealed in the wooden crate of Oranges. The said accused was travelling by Emirates Airline from Peshawar to Bahrain. In fifth operation, Police Station Kohat arrested an accused in front of Al Faisal YuTong Express Adda nearby Pindi Pul Kohat (Pindi road Kohat) and recovered 3.300 Kg Hashish from the arrested accused Muhammad Zeeshan resident of Charsadda. In sixth operation, PS ANF Peshawar conducted an operation on the house of notorious drug smuggler named Bakht Rawan resident of Nawan Kalay District Charsadda and recovered 11 x agricultural items. During search 881 Kg Opium was recovered which was concealed in said items. Moreover, 4 x Magazines of Ak-47, 55 x Rounds and 433 x Rounds of 303 Gun were also recovered. Accused and owner of the house Bakht Rawan was arrested on the spot.
ANF Rawalpindi, Police Station Attock established a Naka near Iqbal Shaheed Toll Plaza, G.T Road Attock and recovered 1 Kg Hashish from personal possession of lady accused namely Saima alias Sana resident of Mardan on the spot. In another operation, Police Station Rawalpindi during routine checking at Motorway Link Road, Islamabad, intercepted a Cuore Car and recovered 1.410 Kg Hashish which was concealed in right side rear indicator of said vehicle. 2 x accused including lady namely Jan Muhammad and Zolaida Bibi residents of Swabi were arrested on the spot. In third operation, Police Station Dina intercepted a Bed Ford Truck at Tarkai Toll Plaza, main G.T road Sohawa, District Jhelum, recovered 32 Kg Heroin, 24.400 Kg Hashish & 3.600 Kg Opium from the said truck and accused Ijaz Hussain resident of Peshawar was arrested on the spot.
All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations under CNS Act 1997 and further investigations are underway.