ANF seized 774.656 Kgs drugs valuing US$ 27.57 million in 21 operations arrested 27 persons including a foreigner involved in drug trafficking and impounded 9 vehicles

Rawalpindi, April 01, 2021 (PPI-OT): Anti-Narcotics Force Pakistan seized 774.656 Kg narcotics valuing US $ 27.57 Million internationally, arrested 27 culprits including a foreigner and impounded 9 vehicles while conducting 21 counter-narcotics strikes throughout the country. The seized drugs comprised 601.425 Kg Hashish, 147.2 Kg Opium, 19.445 Kg Heroin and 4.45 Kg Amphetamine (Ice), 2.055 Kg Cocaine and 150x Ecstasy Tablets.

ANF Punjab, Police Station ANF Lahore raided near Faizpur Interchange Motorway Lahore, intercepted a Suzuki Swift Car and recovered 19.000 Kg Heroin from personal possession of the two arrested accused Said Gul resident of Peshawar and Yar Muhammad resident of Khyber Agency. In another operation, Police Station Regional Directorate ANF Punjab intercepted 1x Nigerian national namely Philip Monso Okpanni at Multan International Airport and recovered 2.055 Kg Cocaine which was tactfully concealed in his luggage.

The accused was trying to smuggle drugs from Ethiopia to Multan. In third operation, Police Station ANF Sialkot intercepted a Suzuki Mehran Car near Gujjar Travels, Lari Ada located on Bank road, District Sialkot and recovered 4.400 Kg Hashish which was concealed in secret cavity of the said vehicle. Resultantly two accused persons Babar Hussain and Muhammad Yasin both resident of Gujranwala were arrested on the spot. In fourth operation, Police Station ANF Lahore intercepted a Suzuki Swift Car near Faizpur Motorway Interchange, Lahore and recovered 120 Kg Opium and 13.200 Kg Hashish from secret cavities of the said vehicle. An accused Syed Waqar Hussain Shah resident of Lahore was arrested on the spot.

ANF Sindh, Police Station ANF Karachi intercepted a Switzerland bound parcel from a private courier office located at Sharah-e-Faisal, Karachi and recovered 2.000 Kg Opium which was concealed in Iron Mill Puli. The said parcel was booked by Abdul Hadi resident of Qilla Abdullah. In another operation, Police Station Regional Directorate ANF Sindh intercepted a Toyota Corolla Altas car at Tariq Road, Karachi and recovered 42 Kg Hashish from seized vehicle.

A person Sana Ullah resident of Peshawar was arrested during the operation. In third operation, Police Station ANF Hyderabad conducted an Intelligence Based Operation at House No D-161 located at Mohallah Gulberg Town, Mirpur Khas and recovered 24 Kg Opium and 496 Kg Hashish alongwith 1x SMG, alongwith Magazine and 14x Live rounds, 2x Pistol 30 Bore alongwith 2x Magazine and 8x Live rounds, 1x Repeater alongwith 45x Live Rounds and 1x 7MM Rifle.

ANF KP, Police Station Regional Directorate ANF KP in collaboration with ASF apprehended an accused namely Waqif Khan resident of Aurakzai at Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar and recovered 2.390 Kg Amphetamine (Ice) alongwith packing material which were tactfully concealed in rubber sheet placed in his hand bag .The accused was travelling to Bahrain via Flight No GF-785. In another operation, Police Station ANF Peshawar intercepted a courier parcel from a private courier office located near Ring Road, Peshawar and recovered 1.200 Kg Opium which was tactfully concealed in 2x pair of sandals.

The said parcel was booked by Sharjeel resident of District Khyber for Baber Hussain resident of Lahore. In third operation, Police Station ANF Peshawar in collaboration with FC KP (North) intercepted a Toyota Hilux Single Cabin and recovered 20 Kg Hashish from secret cavity and front Mud Guard of the said vehicle. Resultantly two accused persons Rabid Khan and Maibal Khan both residents of Orakzai Agency were arrested on the spot. In fourth operation, ANF Regional Directorate KP in collaboration with ASF apprehended an accused Hashmat Khan resident of Khyber at Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar and recovered 1.030 Kg Amphetamine (Ice) socked in cotton. The accused was travelling to Bahrain.

In fifth operation, Police Station Regional Directorate ANF KP in collaboration with ASF apprehended an accused Raheem Ullah resident of Bajour at Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar and recovered 1.030 Kg Amphetamine (Ice) which was concealed in his trolley bag .The accused was travelling to Bahrain. In sixth operation, Police station Regional Directorate ANF KP in collaboration with FC KP (North) intercepted a Motorcycle at Dogra Check Post and recovered 2.400 Kg Hashish from personal possession of the two accused Noor Wali and Khan Muhammad both residents of Khyber. In seventh operation, Police Station ANF Peshawar conducted an Intelligence Based Operation near Haji Camp Adda Peshawar and apprehended 2x accused namely Habib Ullah and Amjad both residents of District Khyber and recovered 8.400 Kg Hashish from their personal possession.

ANF Rawalpindi, Police Station ICT during routine checking at International Mail office, Chaklala Garrison, Rawalpindi intercepted a suspected parcel and recovered 150x Ecstasy Tablets (weighing 0.081 Kg) from said parcel. The parcel was booked for Rasil butt resident of Lahore from Netherland. In another operation, Police Station Regional Directorate ANF North recovered 445 grams Heroin and 140 grams Hashish from personal possession of the four arrested accused persons Makhan, Tania Bibi, Muhammad Suleman and Fatima all residents of Rawalpindi. They were arrested near Glass Factory Chowk, Chah Sultan, Rawalpindi.

In third operation Police Station ICT intercepted a Toyota GLI car near shrine of Hazrat Sakhi Badshah located near Aabpara Market, Islamabad and recovered 4.800 Kg Hashish from the said car. An accused Muhammad Sajjad resident of Nowshera was arrested on the spot. In fourth operation, Police Station Regional Directorate ANF North during routine checking at Motorway Link Road, Islamabad arrested an accused namely Shah Jehan resident of District Khyber Agency and recovered 2.400 Kg Hashish from his personal possession.

In fifth operation, Police Station ANF Attock while establishing Naka near Iqbal Shaheed Toll Plaza, G.T Road, Attock apprehended a lady accused Sarya Kausar resident of Kohat and recovered 4.000 Kg Hashish from her personal possession. In follow up of the case, the staff of Police Station ANF Attock conducted a raid at Hassan Abdal Bus Stop, Attock and apprehended recipient of drugs Hamid Ullah resident of Jamrood District Khyber. In sixth operation, Police Station ANF Dina while establishing a Naka at Tarkai Toll Plaza, Main G.T Road, Sohawa, District Jhelum intercepted a Suzuki Mehran Car and recovered 2.400 Kg Hashish with packing material concealed in Dash board of the said vehicle.

Resultantly two accused persons Muhammad Ikram and Sunny Ahmed both residents of Gujranwala were arrested on the spot. In seventh operation, Police Station ANF Attock intercepted a Suzuki Mehran Car near Iqbal Shaheed Toll Plaza, G.T Road, Attock and recovered 1.285 Kg Hashish from the said vehicle. Resultantly an accused Hazrat Akbar resident of Khyber was arrested on the spot. All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations under CNS Act 1997 and further investigations are underway.

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Headquarters,
Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF)
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Tel: +92-51-9270173
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Email: anf@anf.gov.pk
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