Intercepted: Bid to smuggle heroin foiled

Sources said ANF seized the high quality heroin from a passenger, identified as Shaukat Khan, at ANF checking counter


Our Correspondent October 17, 2015
A file photo of seized heroin. PHOTO: PPI

ISLAMABAD:


The anti-narcotics force (ANF) on Saturday foiled an attempt to smuggle 1 kilograms of heroin to a foreign country and arrested suspected drug trafficker at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport.


Sources said that the ANF seized the high quality heroin from a passenger, identified as Shaukat Khan, at the ANF checking counter. The heroin was concealed in secret cavities of Khan’s suitcase. The suspect was intended to fly to Saudi Arabia through a flight (727).  A case has been registered against the suspect and further investigation is under way.


Published in The Express Tribune, October 18th, 2015.

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