Tuesday, May 28, 2024

ANF Seizes 224kg Methamphetamine Shipment at Karachi Port

The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) declared on Thursday that it has intercepted 224 kilograms of methamphetamine at Karachi port, labeling it as the "largest ever" crystal ice seizure in Pakistan.

According to an ANF spokesperson, the narcotics were found concealed within a shipment of soapstone intended for Belgium via Afghanistan. The drugs were initially smuggled from Afghanistan through the Torkham border crossing into Karachi. Subsequently, the smugglers attempted to hide the methamphetamine within the roofs and doors of five shipping containers.

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ANF officials successfully seized all five containers at Karachi port. During the operation, three individuals involved in the smuggling, including two Afghan nationals, were apprehended while attempting to flee to Afghanistan through the Torkham border.

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Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob is a senior anchor, and an investigative journalist with an impressive 37 years of experience. Zubair's journalistic journey has been marked by a relentless pursuit of truth and a commitment to delivering impactful stories.Zubair's expertise extends beyond borders, reaching as far as Malaysia, where he has left an indelible mark on the international journalism landscape. His global perspective and keen analytical skills have allowed him to navigate diverse cultural landscapes, bringing a unique and enriching perspective to his reporting.Whether he's in the studio or on the field, Zubair continues to be a driving force in the world of journalism, bridging gaps, fostering understanding, and unraveling the stories that matter most. As the Headline PK Author, Zubair remains at the forefront of news, guiding audiences through the complexities of our ever-evolving world.
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