ANF Seizes 1.877 Tons Drugs, 2.52 Tons Acetic Anhydride Worth Rs 1.5 Bln In 24 Strikes
Umer Jamshaid 7 months ago Thu 05th April 2018 | 06:00 PM
RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Apr, 2018 ) :Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) Pakistan has seized 1.877 tons narcotics and 2.52 tons Acetic Anhydride worth Rs 1.5 billion in international market and arrested 29 persons including six women and three foreigners involved in drug smuggling.
According to an ANF spokesman, ANF also impounded nine vehicles while conducting 24 counter-narcotics strikes across the country. He informed that the seized drugs comprised 1826 kg Hashish, 40 kg Opium, 5.5 kg Amphetamine, 5.5 kg Heroin, 200 grams Cocaine and 2520 liters Acetic Anhydride.
ANF Quetta seized mega cache of drugs comprising 1792 kg Hashish, 2520 liters Acetic Anhydride and 40 kg Opium in five separate intelligence based operations conducted at Qilla Abdullah, Panjgur, Kech and Quetta.
In two separate operations, ANF Rawalpindi arrested two Nigerians identified as Chimamkpam Anthony and Henry Onuaha at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad and recovered 870 gram and 315 gram Heroin respectively from their personal possession.
In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi arrested an accused namely Gul Sher r/o Peshawar and recovered four kg Hashish from his personal possession. He was arrested near Bus Stop Sohawa, main GT Road, Jehlum.
In third operation, ANF Rawalpindi Airport team in collaboration with ASF arrested six accused Identified as Aftab Ahmed, Fahad Ul Hassan, Salma Fayyaz, Samra Rani, Irum Shehzadi all r/o Gujrat and Shafique Ahmed r/o of Sargodha at Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad and recovered five kg Amphetamine from their trolley bags.
In fourth operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a car near Ahmed Arcade, Bahria Expressway, Phase-VIII, Bahria Town, Rawalpindi and recovered three kg Hashish and 200 grams Amphetamine. Two accused identified as Sheraz Ahmed Baig r/o Islamabad and a female, Manahil r/o Karachi were arrested.
In fifth operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a car near Dolphin Chowk, Bahria Town Phase-VIII, Rawalpindi and recovered 2.4 kg Hashish and 150 grams Amphetamine. Two accused identified as Muhammad Javed r/o Hangu and Umar Saeed r/o Nowshera were arrested at the spot.
4 kg Hashish and 200 grams Amphetamine from their personal possession.
They were arrested near Shaheen Chowk, Bahria Town, Phase-VII, Rawalpindi. In seventh operation, ANF Rawalpindi recovered 1.2 kg Hashish from the personal possession of two accused identified as Muhammad Jalal r/o Nowshehra and Asghar Ali r/o Peshawar arrested near Pirwadhai Karachi Hotel, opposite Total petrol Pump, Rawalpindi.
ANF Lahore recovered 930 gram Heroin from a parcel being sent to UK through a courier service company based at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore. In another operation, ANF Lahore recovered 4.8 kg Hashish from personal possession of the accused identified as Javed Iqbal r/o Chitral arrested near Vehari Chowk, Multan.
In third operation, ANF Lahore recovered 200 grams Cocaine from personal possession of a Nigerian identified as Michel Onyebuchi near arrested Allah Hoo CNG Station, Johar Town, Lahore. In fourth operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a car near Vehari Chowk, Multan and recovered 1.8 kg Hashish.
A person on-board identified as Muhammad Talha r/o Multan was arrested during the operation. ANF Lahore also recovered 900 grams Heroin from personal possession of accused namely Rashid Hussain r/o Lahore near TCS office, Tufail Road, Saddar, Lahore.
In sixth operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a car near Motorway Toll Plaza, Shikhupura and recovered 3.6 kg Hashish. A person on-board identified as Malik Nadeem r/o Chakwal was arrested from the vehicle.
In another operation, ANF Lahore intercepted a Motorcycle near Gourmet Bakers, G1 Market, Johar Town, Lahore and recovered 2.4 kg Hashish. Two accused identified as Ahmed Shah and Khan Shah both r/o of Lahore were rounded up.
ANF Peshawar arrested Yousaf Khan r/o Khyber Agency, Muhammad Nadeem r/o Nankana Sahib, Sadam Hussain and Imran Khan both r/o Peshawar from Motorway Toll Plaza, Peshawar in four separate operations and recovered 2.5 kg Heroin and 800 grams Hashish concealed in LCD, 2.4 Kg Hashish, 2.4 Kg Hashish and 3.3 Kg Hashish respectively.
All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations under CNS Act 1997 while further investigations are underway.