ANF Rejects News About Connection Of Drug Accused With Shehryar Afridi

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ANF rejects news about connection of drug accused with Shehryar Afridi

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 13th Jan, 2019 ) :The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) on Sunday rejected the news describing connection of State Minister for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi with a person held from Islamabad in a case for possessing cocaine.

According to the ANF source, the news item was not based on facts. Neither the Minister nor ANF has any connection with this fake news, and the accused would be punished according to the law.

He said the ANF would continue its efforts to get rid of menace of drug. The citizens may lodge their complaints regarding narcotics at ANF helpline 1415, the source maintained.

Meanwhile, the State Minister for Interior said operations are being conducted against the drug pushers following the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan who wants to eradicate this menace.

He said that he was participating in drug awareness campaign himself in Islamabad and delivering lectures to commuters in public service vehicles and also to other road users.

He said that some criminal minded persons were trying to damage his repute through making pictures with him during this campaign. "Being a political worker, I could not stop someone to make a picture with me and I had no connection with those late misusing it," he added.

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