Alleged operative of narcotics dealer arrested

Police allegedly recover 10kg hashish from suspect

Our Correspondent September 19, 2021
Some 4.3kg of hashish, 1.05kg opium, 9 litre of homebrewed liquor and a 12 bore shotgun also recovered. PHOTO: FILE


Police on Saturday arrested alleged operative of narcotics dealer Ismat Khan and recovered 10kg of hashish worth Rs10 million from his possession.

According to SHO Shara-e-Noor Jahan Aftab Abbasi, it was reported that drugs were being supplied in vegetable and fruit boxes in the area.

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A suspicious motorcyclist was stopped near Kati Pahari area and during a thorough search 10kg of high-quality cannabis worth Rs10 million was recovered from the fruit and vegetable boxes he was carrying.

The apprehended suspect Bacha Rehman, during interrogation, revealed that he worked for Ismat Khan, who was a notorious drug dealer and runs his network in Karachi from Peshawar. His other accomplice Sulaiman Khan was also arrested on his indication.

The arrested suspect also disclosed details about his other accomplices. Intensive police search was underway.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 19th, 2021.


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