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ANF recovers over 55kg drugs, arrests eight

April 02, 2023

Rawalpindi: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) in six operations managed to recover over 55 kg drugs and arrested eight accused including a woman, said an ANF Headquarters spoke­sman here on Saturday.

He informed that ANF in two operations on G.T. Road near Sohawa managed to recover 27.6 kg ‘charras’ and 19.2 kg opium from secret cavities of two trucks and arrested five accused residents of Khyber. In another operation, over 100 intoxicated tablets were recovered from the possession of an accused resident of Rawalpindi.

In the fourth operation near Islamabad Motorway Link Road, ANF recovered 1.8 kg ‘charras’ from the possession of a woman drug smuggler resident of Peshawar. The spokesman informed that ANF conducted a raid at a private courier company office near Dogar Market, Thoker Niaz Baig Lahore and recovered 260 grams heroin from a parcel booked for Kuwait. Heroin was concealed in bed sheets.

In the sixth operation near Chaman Friendship Gate, over 7.3 kg opium was recovered from the possession of an Afghan national. He said that separate cases have been registered against the accused while further investigations are under process.