Before takeoff: Mother, son duo held with drugs at BKIA

Officials say during search of their belongings by ASF, 950 grammes of crystal methamphetamines were recovered

Our Correspondent March 10, 2018

PESHAWAR: A mother, son duo, who were heading to Saudi Arabia, was apprehended at the Peshawar airport on Friday afternoon with drugs, officials said.

Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) officials said that they had intercepted the duo, who were scheduled to fly to Jeddah for performing pilgrimage.

Officials said that during a search of their belongings by the Airport Security Force (ASF), they recovered 950 grammes of crystal methamphetamines (known by its street name of ICE). The passengers were subsequently handed over to the Anti-narcotics force (ANF) for further action.  

Published in The Express Tribune, March 10th, 2018.

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