KARACHI: Customs Intelligence Peshawar recovered narcotics worth millions of rupees from a passenger car on Pabbi G.T. Road, District Nowshera.

Under instructions from the Director Customs Intelligence Peshawar Arslan Subuctageen, the campaign against smuggling of narcotics was geared up. An information was received to the effect that a sizeable quantity of narcotics would be smuggled from tribal area towards down country in a Toyota Corolla Motor Car.

In pursuance of the said information, the staff of Directorate of Customs Intelligence  Peshawar held a secret check post near Tarnab G.T Road District Peshawar. The suspected car was spotted coming from Peshawar side, it was signaled to stop but the driver ignored the signal and sped away.

On chasing the same the driver of the car abandoned his vehicle and decamped from the spot. The vehicle was searched on spot by the staff of Drug Cell and found contraband (Charas) tactfully concealed in secret cavities into the back seat of car.

The motor car was then brought to the premises of the Directorate of Customs Intelligence Peshawar where thorough search led to the recovery of 14.5 Kgs Charas (gross), which has been seized along with carrier vehicle. The estimated value of the aforementioned seized narcotics and vehicle is around Rs 2.7 million.

FIR has been lodged against un-known driver/persons and further investigation is underway.