The Excise Department on Wednesday recovered 15kg heroin worth thousands of rupees during a search operation in Peshawar, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The excise officials of the Peshawar region stopped a car bearing a number plate of LE 6707 on a tipoff. During the search, they recovered 15kg of heroin from the secret pockets in the car.
Excise police arrested the driver of the vehicle and registered a case against him in the Excise Police Station, Peshawar region, for holding an investigation.
DG Excise Mehmood Aslam commended the good work of the staff who confiscated the car and recovered heroin from it. He also announced a cash prize for them.
Reporter Syed Azmat