Busted: Three held, 6kg of heroin seized

Two of the suspects are members of law-enforcement agencies.


Our Correspondent July 29, 2012

RAWALPINDI:


Three men including two law enforcement officials were arrested at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) on Saturday for trying to smuggle 6kg of heroin onto a Dubai-bound plane.


One suspect, Amir Yaqoob, is a member of the Airport Security Force (ASF), while the second suspect, his brother Urooj Yaqoob, is a constable in the Punjab police.

An Anti Narcotics Force official said Urooj delivered a 6kg bag of heroin to his brother Amir through the Gammon gate of the BBIA.

The bag was to be delivered to a passenger named Shah Khalid, who was booked for Dubai on the 3:30am flight.

Khalid was also arrested when he got to the airport.

The two brothers are from Mandi Bahauddin, while Khalid hails from Nowshehra in K-P.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 29th, 2012.

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