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375kg of heroin seized from container at QICT

ANF Karachi seized a container carrying about 375kg fine quality heroin at Qasim International Container Terminal, which was tactfully concealed inside the filters.

According to details issued here on Tuesday, ANF Karachi during routing checking at QICT seized a container booked for Uganda, Africa carrying about 375kg heroin. The container was loaded with 448 large size cartons (each carton containing 12 oil filters) and 1113 small size cartons (each carton containing 40 filters). Initial investigations have resulted in arrest of 5 individuals.

ANF Karachi carried out four clean-up operations against drug addiction dens in Lyari, North Karachi, Aram Bagh and Old Sabzi Mandi areas during which seven addicts were hauled-up and sent to ANF Addiction Treatment Centre, Lyari. ANF Karachi Airport team arrested a person Muhammad Arshid s/o Muhammad Tufail r/o Korangi, Karachi at Quaid-e-Azam International Airport, travailing by Thi Airline from Karachi to Bangkok, who confessed of carrying heroin filled capsules in his stomach.

ANF Peshawar Surveillance Team recovered 153kg heroin from a truck standing near Itifaq Market, Kohat Road. ANF Rawalpindi also carried out an operation at Attock and recovered 7kg charas from a house. The operation resulted in exchange of fire in which the drug peddler managed to escape, however two ANF employees received injuries.-PR

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