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Monday December 06, 2021

Drug smugglers detained at Islamabad Airport

The smugglers were carrying drugs to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

By Web Desk
December 14, 2020
Photo: File
  • Two passengers were detained at the Islamabad Airport for trying to smuggle drugs to Saudi Arabia
  • The drugs were hidden inside their stomach
  • Detained passengers have been sent to ANF police station for further investigation


ISLAMABAD: The Airport Security Force detained two passengers at the Islamabad Airport for trying to smuggle drugs.

 According to a story by Geo News, the two passengers, namely  Naqeeb Akhtar and Muhammad Munir, were travelling to Jeddah, Saudia Arabia, via flight SV 888.

During the process of passengers' screening, security forces at the airport found that the two of them had hidden drugs inside their stomach. They were immediately detained thereafter and sent to the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) police station for a detailed probe. 

Airport sources further revealed that Naqeeb belongs to Sargodha, while Muhammad Munir hails from Mandi Bahauddin. Further investigation regarding the matter is currently underway.