Anti Narcotics Force arrests 11 drug suppliers in 11 countrywide strikes recovers 107 Kg hashish and 2.4 Kg heroin worth Rs 11 million, also seizes 2 vehicles

Islamabad, April 21, 2016 (PPI-OT):ANF in 11 countrywide strikes underway against drug peddling arrested 11 Drug Suppliers, resulting in recovery of 2.4 Kg Heroin (24000 doses) and 107 Kg Hashish (214000 doses), having street value of Rs 11 Million, along with seizure of 2 vehicles. The strikes were carried out at Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Multan, Kohat, Sukkur and Karachi. Since 13 April i.e. beginning of Anti Drug Drive, so far ANF has conducted 67 operations, while recovering drugs worth 112.42 Million and arresting 71 drug suppliers. Most of the arrested drug suppliers were involved in drug supply to youth and students of different educational institutions.

According to details, ANF Rawalpindi in a raid conducted near Tarkai Toll Plaza, GT Road, Jhelum and arrested a drug peddler recovering 2.5 Kg Hashish from his possession. In second operation, ANF Rawalpindi apprehended a local drug supplier and seized1 Kg Heroin from his possession. He was arrested from Mohallah Mujahid Abad, Rawalpindi City while riding on a motorcycle.

In third operation, ANF North conducted a raid at Mandi More Bus Stop, IJP Road, Islamabad and recovered 1.2 Kg Heroin from personal possession of a local drug peddler. In fourth operation, ANF Rawalpindi while striking at Kalyam Abad Chowk, Dhoke Hassu, Rawalpindi, arresting a street drug peddler along with 5 Kg Hashish which was found in his personal possession.

In fifth strike, ANF Rawalpindi in an operation launched near Bakery Chowk, Railway Colony, Rawalpindi, arrested 2 street drug suppliers along with recovery of 6.2 Kg Hashish. Sixth operation was carried out by ANF Rawalpindi near Metro Store, Sector I-11, Islamabad arresting a drug peddler which resulted in seizure of 150 Gram Heroin and 1.135 Kg Hashish.

ANF Lahore Team while raiding a site situated near Chungi No. 1, Multan City and seized 4.8 Kg Hashish form the scene. However, the culprits involved managed to flee taking advantage of the darkness. ANF Peshawar on pursuance of information intercepted a Nissan Truck near Afridi Hotel, Indus Highway, Kohat and recovered 84 Kg Hashish concealed inside the truck. An occupant of the vehicle named Ahsan Ullah resident of Kohat was also arrested during the operation. As per preliminary information, the drug was being transported for local consumption.

ANF Karachi conducted a raid near Abdullah State Agency, Kamila Road, Karachi and recovered 1.6 Kg Hashish from personal possession an individual named Maula Dad resident of Karachi, who was involved in drug peddling at local level. ANF Karachi in another operation, recovered 900 Gram Hashish from personal possession 2 drug peddlers identified as Nasir Hussain resident of Nawab Shah and Muhammad Shahzad resident of Karachi, who were arrested near Hascol Petrol Pump, Old Sabzi Mandi, Karachi.

Yet in another strike, ANF Karachi Team recovered 1.050 Kg Hashish from a street drug seller named Muhammad Mithan resident of Khairpur, who was taken into custody near Super Store, Military Road, Sukkur City. All cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations and further investigations are underway.

For more information, contact:
Anti Narcotics Force (ANF)
National Park Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9270173
Fax: +92-51-9270165