LAHORE: Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) has conducted operations in various cities and recovered 94 kg heroin, arresting three persons. The confiscated heroin was estimated to be worth Rs 656 million in international market, said a press release issued here.
According to details, ANF at Lahore airport team arrested Kashif Tasneem resident of Islampura, and recovered 1.6 kg heroin concealed in an amplifier. The accused was to travel to UK by PIA flight no PK-757 and is a British nationality holder.
ANF Peshawar spot check team intercepted a motorcycle at Kund Park near Jehangira and recovered three kg heroin from Niaz Ali resident of Swabi. The drugs were recovered from side cover of battery of his motorcycle.
Similarly in Peshawar ANF intercepted a parcel and recovered 1.45 kg heroin concealed in 5 sauce pans. The parcel was dispatched through DHL Courier Company and was destined for Canada.
ANF Quetta launched an operation near D Baloch Chowk, Distt Turbat and seized 87 kg of high quality crystal heroin and apprehended Mohsin resident of Bulaida, District Turbat. The drugs were being transported in an unregistered vehicle along with a rifle, a pistol and ammunition. Drugs were brought from Afghanistan and were destined for an overseas destination via Gwadar.
ANF Karachi intercepted a parcel and recovered 0.38 kg heroin concealed in 30 parts of rotary tablet punching machine. The parcel was dispatched through OCS Courier Company and was destined for UK.
All accused have been arrested and FIRs have been registered in police stations while further investigations are in progress.