28 arrested by coastguards in anti-smuggling operations

KARACHI: Pakistan Coastguards have arrested at least 28 people in various operations against illegal smuggling and narcotics in various parts of the country. The coastguards conducted an operation against illegal activities and seized proscribed items. A Karachi-Quetta passenger coach was

52 arrested during anti-narcotics operation in Swabi

PESHAWAR: At least 52 suspects were rounded up in an anti-narcotics operation in Swabi city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. District Police Officer (DPO) Swabi had issued the directives to take strict action against drug peddlers and those possessing narcotics. Consequently, the

Coastguards seize narcotics worth Rs330 million, nine arrested

KARACHI: Pakistan Coastguards conducted raids in Karachi and several parts of Balochistan and seized narcotics worth Rs330 million while nine suspects were arrested. The coastguards raided the Naka Khari checkpost in Winder town of Balochistan and searched a mini truck

I don’t consume narcotics: Karan Johar slams ‘malicious’ campaign

MUMBAI: Filmmaker Karan Johar issued a statement debunking media reports alleging that narcotics were consumed at one of his house parties, calling the claims “baseless and false”. In a lengthy statement shared on Instagram, the filmmaker said neither he consumes

Coastguards recover 450kg drugs in Balochistan

KARACHI: The Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) foiled a smuggling attempt and arrested a large quantity of narcotics. The PCG seized a huge quantity of drugs during operation at Naka Khari checkpost near Winder in Balochistan. Around 450 kilograms of cannabis

Rana Sanaullah’s indictment deferred in drugs recovery case

LAHORE: An anti-narcotics court deferred the indictment of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah from appearing in a drug case till 12th September. The counsel for the PML-N leader submitted a plea for exemption from personal appearance due to

ANF seizes 142 kg narcotics from two vehicles at GT Road

ISLAMABAD: Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) seized 142 kilogram of narcotics today (Wednesday) from two vehicles at GT Road, Islamabad. According to details, the ANF team raided two vehicles at the GT Road and recovered 84 kilogram of opium and 58

Rangers seize narcotics, non-custom paid items at Hub checkpost

KARACHI: Rangers seized narcotics and non-custom paid items which were being smuggled from Quetta through various vehicles arriving in Karachi. According to Rangers Spokesperson, the officials recovered two kilogram of Charas, clothes, mobile phones, cameras and engine oil. The spokesperson

President Alvi urges youth to stay away from drugs use

KARACHI: President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday stressed on measures to control drug abuse and said diverting energies of youth towards positive and healthy activities could help control the menace. Addressing an event to destroy narcotics by setting piles on

Govt to form stringent laws curbing synthetic drugs: Afridi

ISLAMABAD: Minister for SAFRON and Narcotics Control Shehryar Khan Afridi on Thursday said that the government is planning legislation to ensure stringent laws to curbing synthetic drugs. Addressing the participants of a seminar held on drugs abuse and behavioural change,

21 outlaws held, narcotics and weapons recovered in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police have arrested 21 persons from various areas of the city and recovered narcotics, stolen mobile phones and weapons from their possession, a police spokesman said. According to details, Aabpara police arrested four accused namely Asad Latif ,

Sindh, federal government agree to control narcotics malpractice

KARACHI: CM Murad Ali Shah presided over a high-level meeting of provincial and federal narcotics controlling agencies who have decided to launch intelligence-based operations against drug trafficking. The meeting was specially attended by Federal Minister for Narcotics Shaharyar Afridi. All

Rana Sanaullah case: Lives of witnesses in danger, says Afridi

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Narcotics Control Shehryar Afridi has demanded that hearing into the narcotics case against PML-N leader Rana Sanaullah should be conducted on daily basis. Addressing a news conference, he said the former Punjab law minister was

Punjab govt cracks down on drug activities in province

LAHORE: The Chief Minister of Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzdar has given the go-ahead to authorities to lead a crackdown on drug peddlers in the province on Monday. Punjab government has decided to start a crackdown on the drug dealers and

Court extends judicial remand of Rana Sanaullah till Sept. 28

Lahore: Duty Judge, Khalid Bashir, extended the judicial remand of Rana Sanaullah in the narcotics case, on Saturday. Duty Judge of the special court for Control of Narcotics Substance (CNS) has further extended the judicial remand of Rana Sanaullah. He