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ANF seizes 34.7kg heroin

Islamabad

February 8, 2016

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Islamabad: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) foiled 4 attempts to smuggle heroin abroad and seized 34.7 kilograms of heroin concealed in luggage of 4 foreign bound passengers at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad.

The seized heroin is worth Rs222 million in international market.

The ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team, while acting upon an intelligence report, arrested 2 passengers identified as Qasim Ali and Ghulam Ali, both hailing from Sargodha, and recovered 11.3kg kilograms of heroin from their luggage. They were taken into custody separately from pedestrian entry gate of BBIA. Both accused were scheduled to fly for Riyadh by Shaheen Airline Flight No. NL-739.  Further, the ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team arrested Muhammad Saghir, resident of Sialkot, at BBIA, after recovery of 11.350kg heroin from his
luggage. He was to fly for Austria by Qatar Airlines Flight No. QR-613. Another passenger named
Ashfaq Ali, resident of Faisalabad, was detained after
recovery of 12.05kg heroin
from his baggage. He was
to take off for Italy by Turkish
Airlines Flight No. TK-711.

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