LAHORE: Anti Narcotics Force has recovered 3,652 kg charas and 5.5 kg heroin amounting to Rs 3,843 millions in the international market. Operations were conducted at six different sites of Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab provinces, official sources said.
According to details, ANF Quetta on a tip off, recovered 3.6 tonnes of charas loaded in an unregistered vehicle. The vehicle was parked in folds of mountainous terrain in area of Killi Shadi Zai, Tehsil Gulistan, district Qilla Abdullah.
ANF Lahore recovered 36 kg of charas from a car with registered number AK-229 Islamabad, from Samundri Road, Faisalabad. The driver of the car, Fakhar un Nabi resident of Peshawar has been arrested at the spot. The drugs were tactfully concealed in cavities of the vehicle.
ANF Peshawar recovered 2.4 kg charas from possession of a person near Kacha Ghari, Jamrud Road, Peshawar. Accused, Abdullah resident of Khyber Agency was being arrested at the spot. ANF Peshawar also recovered 4 kg heroin from a Land Cruiser with registered number NS-555 Islamabad, near Toll Plaza, Peshawar. Four persons were arrested at the spot, namely Khalid Mehmood, Muhammad Anwar, Fakhar Zaman and Rana Muzamil Haji Abdul Ghafoor.
Similarly, ANF Peshawar recovered 1.5 kg heroin from possession of two persons near Sabzi Mandi, Haripur. Both accused Jamil Akhtar and Awais were arrested at the spot. Cases have been registered in Police Stations and further investigations are under process.