Attempt to smuggle heroin to Dubai foiled at Peshawar airport

By: News Desk      Published: 10:44 AM, 22 Jan, 2021
Attempt to smuggle heroin to Dubai foiled at Peshawar airport

The Airport Security Force (ASF) personnel at Peshawar airport have foiled an attempt to smuggle heroin worth millions to Dubai and arrested a passenger, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Thursday.

Rafaqat Khan was travelling to Dubai from Peshawar’s Bacha Khan Airport via Emirates Airlines flight EK-636. The ASF officers searched his baggage at Joint Search Baggages Counter set up by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

The ASF men recovered over three and a half kilograms of high-quality heroin wrapped in fiber sheets and hidden in secret pockets of the passenger’s bag.

After a preliminary investigation, the accused Rafaqat Khan was handed over to the ASF for further action.