ISLAMABAD: Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) has recovered 993.5 litre acetic anhydride, 3 kg heroin and 25 kg charas, arresting 11 drug smugglers and also seized two vehicles from their possession.
ANF carried out nine operations across the country, which resulted in recovery of drug worth of Rs. 66.8 million approximately in international market, said a press release.
According to details, ANF Quetta on pursuance of an intelligence report,seized a vehicle at Western Bypass, near Hazar Ganji, Quetta and recovered 993.5 acetic anhydride, contained in 39 canes. Two persons on board were arrested on the spot.
ANF Rawalpindi Airport team at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad in collaboration with ASF, apprehended a suspected passenger namely Muhammad Ramzan, resident of Khushab and recovered 2 Kg Heroin concealed in his luggage.
He was boarding for Jeddah by Saudi Airline Flight No. SV-727.
ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team during routine profiling at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad detained 2 passengers Azhar Javed, resident of AJK and Abdul Rashid, resident of Khurram Agency, who confessed of having ingested heroin filled capsules. They were boarding for Abu Dhabi by PIA Flight No. PK-219.
ANF Rawalpindi in an information based operation, apprehended an accused Ibrahim, resident of Charsada, presently residing at Rawalpindi and recovered 1.5 Kg Charas from his personal possession. He was arrested from Pirwadhai Bus Stand, Rawalpindi.
The accused is involved in local peddling of drugs.
ANF Rawalpindi on pursuance of an information, apprehended an accused Mohabat Khan, resident of Attock and recovered 5 kg charas from his possession near Taxila Bus Stand, Rawalpindi. According to initial information, he is involved in supply of drugs to nearby localities.
ANF Rawalpindi apprehended Mehran Khan, resident of Attock, along with 1.2 kg charas. He was arrested near Swan Bus Stand, GT Road, Rawalpindi. The accused is a local supplier of drugs.
ANF Rawalpindi apprehended a local drug peddler namely Nasarullah Khan,resident of Taxila along with recovery of 3 kg charas near Kala Pull, Taxila,Rawalpindi.
ANF Lahore Road Check Team intercepted a Car near Thokar Niaz Baig, Lahore and recovered 14.2 kg charas tactfully concealed in secret cavities of car.
Two persons on board namely Muhammad Amin, resident of Landi Kotal, and Anwar Ullah,resident of Kasur were taken into custody on the spot.
ANF Karachi Airport Team during routine surveillance at Jinnah International Airport Team, Karachi, intercepted a suspected passenger Fazal-e-Akbar, resident of Charsada and recovered 1 kg heroin concealed his briefcase.
He intended to fly for Istanbul by Turkish Airline Flight No TK-0709.
Cases have been registered against all the detainees at respective ANF Police Stations and further investigations are under process.