UK bound: Heroin smuggling bid foiled

25kg heroin was hidden in clothes and crockery, was being smuggled with the help of cargo booking agent.


Web Desk September 29, 2012

RAWALPINDI: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Rawalpindi seized 25kg heroin from Benazir Bhutto International Airport, which was about to be smuggled to the UK, and arrested three suspects on Saturday, reported Express News.

According to sources, the heroin was hidden in clothes and crockery and was being smuggled with the help of Cargo Booking Agent Bashir Ahmed. ANF arrested Ahmed along with two other suspects.

According to the anti-narcotics body, the heroin being smuggled is worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in the international market.

All the arrested suspects as well as the heroin seized have been shifted to the Regional Directorate.

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COMMENTS (4)

imagine | 8 years ago | Reply

Why is it that they always arrest just one or two people? Do they feast on weak dealers only? Probably to justify the existence of their dept. hahahaha

danisha | 8 years ago | Reply

thats mean that ANF has let 200 kg go from another flight.

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