6-kg heroin seized at Jinnah International Airport

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs Drug Enforcement Cell, Jinnah International Airport Unit on Friday recovered and seized 6 Kg Heroin powder from an abandoned hand bag.
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According to details, the Customs Drug Enforcement Cell’s staff, in pursuance of credible information, intercepted an abandoned hand bag at Customs Mis-Handled Baggage Section, Jinnah International Airport Karachi. As per tags attached to it, the hand bag had lastly arrived from Muscat by PIA Flight PK-226 as “unclaimed”.
Having intercepted, the bag was examined which led to the recovery of two packets containing Heroin that were secretly kept in bottom of the hand bag under personal clothing. The Heroin powder upon weighment was found to be 6 Kg.
Consequent upon recovery & seizure of contraband heroin, a prosecution case under Control of Narcotics Substances Act, 1997 has been registered. Efforts are afoot to apprehend the Mafia involved in the offense.

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