Anti Narcotics Force mega seizure of 4 ton hashish and 16.2 ton prohibited chemical in 2 separate operations in Karachi

Islamabad, February 17, 2016 (PPI-OT):ANF while carrying out 2 successful intelligence led operations at Karachi, seized 4 Ton high quality Hashish and 16.2 Ton Acetic Anhydride (Prohibited Chemical). According to details, ANF Karachi in intelligence based operation, intercepted an Oil Tanker at main Hub River Road, Karachi and recovered 4000 Kg high quality hashish during search of the vehicle. Hashish was hidden in different parts of the vehicle. As per preliminary information, the drug consignment was to be delivered at Karachi and other cities of the province.

An individual on board was also arrested during the operation. Further, ANF Karachi carried out another successful intelligence led operation, intercepting a container at International Container Terminal, Karachi, which resulted in seizure of 16.2 Ton prohibited chemical, Acetic Anhydride. Chemical was packed in 600 canes. As per reports, the container was transported from Hong Kong and was to be dispatched to Afghanistan. The seized chemical is used in preparation of Heroin as main ingredient. Separate cases have been registered at respective ANF Police Stations and further investigation is underway.

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