ANF Arrests Notorious Drug Peddler For Drugs Supply To Different
RAWALPINDI, Jan 6 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 06th Jan, 2017 ) : Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has arrested a drug supplier, who was allegedly involved in providing weed (Marijuana) and LSD Stripes/Blotters (Imported High End Drugs) to the students of different universities and other institutions.
Addressing a press conference here Friday, ANF Force Commander, Regional Directorate Rawalpindi, Brig. Hammad Ahmed Dogar said, on the special instructions of Director General ANF Major General Nasir Dilawar Shah, the force launched a campaign to net drug peddlers involved in supplying drugs in educational institutions.
He said ANF Intelligence deployed special surveillance teams and informers to monitor activities of gangs involved in supplying drugs to educational institutions, especially in Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
He said ANF managed to apprehend a notorious drug supplier accused Waheed Ali, who was involved in supplying drugs to the students of different educational institutions. He further informed the accused was kept under surveillance for over three weeks so that he could be rounded up red-handed and was finally arrested with a recovery of 27 tokens of weed and 32 Blotters of LSD worth Rs 153,100 which he used to distribute in a week.
Price per token of weed is Rs 3300 and per Blotter Rs 2000. The Commander said that during last month ANF conducted six operations and arrested eleven drug suppliers to the educational institutions.
ANF is also working to check the anomalies which provide space to drug peddlers to operate in educational institutions unchecked, he added. In this regard, some institutions have also been contacted and given suggestions by ANF for taking administrative action in this regard, he added.
At present, he said ANF was holding back the Names of addicts to give them a chance for medical treatment. It has also been observed that habitual students are one of the main source for spreading drugs within institutions, which gives them attractive returns or free of charge token, he added.
He said the matter is under consideration to register cases against all those facilitating drug peddlers in educational institution.