KARACHI: A postal parcel carrying around 0.25 kilogrammes of heroin was intercepted at Export Parcel Branch of the Karachi GPO on Friday by the airport unit of the Pakistan Customs Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC).
The customs DEC staff intercepted a parcel containing bangles while clearing the outward mail for narcotics and found heroin concealed in the cardboard lining. The package was booked for Nigeria from Azad Kashmir. The seized heroin is worth Rs2.5 million in the international market. A case has been registered under the Control of Narcotics Substances Act, 1997.