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ANF arrest five drug peddlers in Karachi

KARACHI: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has arrested five drug peddlers in different areas of the metropolis on Thursday.

According to ANF sources, during a crackdown on drug peddlers, an ANF team conducted a raid in the Sohrab Goth area of the city and arrested a drug peddler, Muhammad Zubair, son of Muhammad Riaz. More than two kilograms of hashish were recovered from the possession of the arrested accused.

Meanwhile,   on a tip-off, ANF carried out raids in Korangi and Shah Faisal Colony and detained two drug dealers, Kashif, son of Ansaar and Nadeem Shah, son of Ahmed Hussain. The raided teams also recovered 850 grams of heroin form the custody of the accused.

Separately, a drug seller identified as Yar Muhammad son of Taj Muhammad was arrested from the Mongopir area by the ANF and recovered 650 grams of hashish from his possession.

An ANF team conducted a raid in Karachi Airport and nabbed a suspect, Imtiaz Ali son of Didar Ali. The ANF officials also recovered 750 grams of heroin from the accused.

The ANF officials registered separate cases against the arrested accused and started further investigation.  

Earlier, the Anti-Narcotics Forces in 16 operations carried out against drug trafficking in different parts of the country, seized 1.652 tonnes of drugs while arrested 18 persons on drug charges and impounded 9 vehicles.

According to details, the Narcotics Forces seized 1294 kg morphine 14 kg Heroin, 336.6 kg Hashish, 4.8 kg Opium and 2.650 kg of Methamphetamine (ice).

An ANF spokesman informed that the worth of the seized drugs is Rs 1.308 billion in the international market. ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team detained a passenger at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, and recovered 5.4 Kg Heroin concealed in his passenger bag.

ANF Rawalpindi Airport Team during routine profiling at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, arrested an accused and recovered 500 Gram Ice concealed in his bag.







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