Police arrest notorious drug peddler in Karachi

KARACHI: The district police today (Tuesday) have arrested a notorious drug peddler Mehboob Shah in Karachi’s Federal B. Industrial Area.

According to details, drug peddler Mehboob Shah has been involved in drug trafficking for the past 10 years. SSP Central Muhammad Arif Aslam Rao has informed that the action was taken on a tip-off.

The SSP Central further informed that a huge quantity of drugs and cash were recovered from the possession of the arrested accused. The accused has been arrested several times in the past on drug charges.

A case under FIR No. 206/2020 has been registered against the accused under Section 6/9B of the Narcotics Act and further investigation is underway.

Meanwhile, as many as five accused including a gutka manufacturer were arrested by police from different parts of the port city today (Tuesday). The arrested accused were identified as Tariq, Abdul Majeed, Mukhtiar, Musharaf, and Ali Raza.

The police also recovered drugs, arms, tobacco and betel nuts from the possession of the arrested accused. Cases have been registered and further investigations are underway.

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