Female member of drug peddling gang caught with meth

By Our Correspondent
May 18, 2024
A representational image of a police convoy on patrolling. — AFP/File

The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) police claimed to have arrested a female member of a gang of drug peddlers on Friday. According to an SIU spokesperson, the arrest was made during a raid conducted near Patel Para on Jamshed Road.


During the raid, the police also recovered crystal methamphetamine (ice) from her possession. The woman, identified as Asiya, wife of Shoaib, had been accused of being a member of the drug trafficking gang. A total of 210 grams of ice was recovered from her possession.

During the initial interrogation, the suspect revealed that she obtained drugs from notorious drug dealers Salma, Aman, and Aman’s son-in-law Inayat, and sold them at various locations in Karachi.

The suspect further disclosed that Salma, Aman, and Inayat transport drugs from Quetta to Karachi via bus and other means of transport, which were then sold in the city by the suspect and other gang members. A case has been registered against the woman under the Anti-Narcotics Act. Police are conducting a thorough investigation.