Coast Guards seize 2192 kg hashish from Pasni

Smuggling: Balochistan's PCG seizes upto 1000 kg drugs

PASNI: Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) claimed to have seized a large haul of hashish from Pasni in Balochistan on Sunday.

According to a statement issued by the PCG spokesperson, the Coast Guards in an operation recovered 2192 kilograms consignment of the drug from Pasni.

The cost of the recovered high-quality hashish in the international market was estimated up to staggering Rs 3.63 billion, the spokesman added. Earlier, the Coast Guards had recovered drugs worth Rs62 million in separate raids in Balochistan.

In the first raid the law enforcement authorities intercepted a suspicious vehicle at Winder Checkpost and during search recovered 25kg of hashish from the possession of four women.

The women were taken into custody. In another action, the authorities recovered 12 kilograms of hashish from a woman traveling via passenger coach.

In September, the Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) foiled a smuggling attempt and recovered a huge quantity of narcotics.

The PCG had seized a huge quantity of drugs during operation at Naka Khari check-post near Winder in Balochistan.

Around 450 kilograms of cannabis were seized from concealed compartments in a truck loaded with apple crates. One suspect was taken into custody.

The value of the drugs is said to be around Rs771.9 million in the international market. The recovered drugs, truck and three suspects have taken into custody and further investigation is underway.

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