ANF seizes huge quantities of heroin, opium, hashish
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The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) held five accused in countrywide anti-narcotics operations and seized different drugs, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.
As per ANF sources, the ANF officials recovered 1kg and 20 grams of heroin from the trolley bag of a passenger during searching at Karachi International Airport.
The accused was going to Nepal from Karachi and was said to be the resident of Quetta.
In another action, the ANF thwarted an attempt to smuggle drugs from Peshawar to Punjab in a luxury vehicle at main GT Road near Peshawar. Two accused who were the residents of Malakand were arrested and 72kg of opium, 38kg of heroin and 24 kg of hashish were recovered from their possession.
“3 kg 700 grams of hashish, 2 kg 700 grams of opium were also recovered in three different operations near Attock Burhan Toll Plaza and three accused were detained,” said ANF officials.
Separate cases have been registered against the accused under the Anti-Narcotics Act and further investigations are underway.
Reporter: Daniyal Saeed