En Route : Heroin smuggling bid foiled

Further investigation was under way

Our Correspondent July 22, 2015

RAWALPINDI: The Airport Security Force (ASF) officials have foiled an attempt to smuggle heroin abroad and arrested a woman at Benazir Bhutto Airport. According to police, ASF officials intercepted the woman at the departure lounge of the airport. On search of her luggage, the ASF team seized 1.2kg heroin concealed in her suitcase. Sana, a resident of Swabi, intended to fly to Bahrain. She was handed over to the local police where a case has been registered against her under anti-narcotics law. Further investigation was under way.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 23rd, 2015.