Rawalpindi: Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) foiled a plan of smuggling million worth drug abroad.
During a raid at Islamabad airport a man was arrested and ]798 grams of ice heroin was captured worth millions of rupees, from his custody.
Law enforcement agency officials took the drugs from his possession, which was hidden in the shoes of accused Rashid Khan, who was going Dubai by flight number AK 615, Airport management told.
Earlier this month, ANF had recovered contraband stuff and took seven accused in the custody, at Karachi Port.
“The narcotics were concealed in three containers at the port, due to be smuggled abroad,” an ANF official said in his statement about the raid.
The recovered smuggling items had a worth Rs 500 mn include 35 kilograms of high quality heroin and the 52kg of hashish, he told.
It was told that investigation of the arrested man is still underway.
Addressing a news conference on January 9 in Islamabad, Director General ANF Major General Muhammad Arif Malik had said a strategy is being pursued for a drug free society in the country.