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Jun 05, 2020 PRINT EDITION
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PMSA seized narcotics worth RS 270mn

KARACHI: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA ) has successfully conducted an intelligence based counter narcotic

March 09, 2019

KARACHI: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA ) has successfully conducted an intelligence based counter narcotics operation at Astola Island near Pasni.

PMSA deployed its fast response boats in Western Maritime Region. Last night, PMSA Fast Boats reached Astola Island and located 27 KGs synthetic heroine which was dumped in bags for further destination.

The international value of narcotics is 270 million Pakistan rupees. The narcotics will be handed over to relevant authorities.

PMSA being the sole law enforcement agency in Pakistan Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) maintains its permanent presence at sea with its Ships and Aircrafts against possible illegal activities.

Successful operation by PMSA resulting in seizure of narcotics is a testament to the fact that Pakistan Maritime Security Agency is vigilant and remains committed in preventing use of Pakistani waters for any unlawful purposes.

Pakistan Maritime Security Agency will continue to shoulder its national obligation and responsibility to establish lawful order at sea.

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