Large quantity of tranquilisers seized at Islamabad airport

The drug pusher hails from Upper Dir, KP


Our Correspondent December 11, 2018
PHOTO: FILE

RAWALPINDI: The Anti-Narcotics Force has arrested a Saudi Arabia-bound man at New Islamabad International Airport and recovered a huge quantity of tranquilisers

According to officials, Irfan Khan, a man from Upper Dir district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, was travelling by a private airline flight to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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During the search of his luggage, the ANF found 3,000 pills of tranquilisers. The prescription drugs were seized and the man was shifted to a cell for further investigations.

The seized tranquilisers are only sold on the prescription of a certified medical practitioner.

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The use of methamphetamine, commonly known as meth or ice, has become a scourge in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and police were making all out efforts to control the spread of this highly-stimulating drug destroying the youth of the province, Abbottabad police chief Abbas Majeed Marwat said.

DPO Abbottabad Abbas Majeed Marwat urged the people to cooperate with the police and inform about drug peddlers in their areas.

Talking to the media he said that the Abbottabad police had carried out a three-week crackdown against sale of drugs with particular focus on ice.

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