Heroin smuggling bid foiled at Islamabad Airport

By: News Desk      Published: 12:24 PM, 19 Jan, 2021
Heroin smuggling bid foiled at Islamabad Airport
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The Airport Security Force (ASF) has foiled a bid to smuggle over one-kilogram heroin worth millions of rupees abroad and arrested an accused at Islamabad International Airport, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Tuesday.   

Sources in the ASF said that during a search of baggage of a passenger identified as Mursaleen Khan leaving for Turkey through an international airline flight at Islamabad International Airport, 1.122-kilogram heroin was recovered.

The ASF confiscated the recovered heroin and arrested the accused.

The nabbed drug peddler was later handed over to Anti- Narcotics Force (ASF) for further investigation, the TV channel reported.