ANF foils smuggling bid at airport

By Our Correspondent
December 03, 2023

In an operation at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, the Airport Security Force (ASF) successfully thwarted a smuggling bid, seizing 1.9 kilograms of heroin from a passenger en route from Karachi to Jeddah.

Pakistani security officials from the Airport Security Force (ASF) stand guard at the airport. — AFP/File

The spokesperson revealed that the traveler, Abrar Rahool, had concealed the narcotics within soap bar compartments in his bag. ASF, detecting the illicit substances during a search, promptly intervened, leading to the seizure. Following an initial investigation and the recovery of the confiscated narcotics, the suspect has been handed over to the Anti-Narcotics Force for further inquiry and legal proceedings.