MCC JIAP foil bid to smuggle heroin, accused arrested

KARACHI: The staff of MCC Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) foiled an attempt to smuggle heroin powder and recovered 1.2kg of brown heroin powder from the possession of Qatar bound passenger identified as Jawadullah s/o of Hassan Ali.[the_ad id=”31605″]Information was passed through Deputy Collector Muhammad Faisal that attempt would be made to smuggle contraband. The staff was put on high alert and the suspected passenger was subsequently spotted at International Departure.

The illicit drug was being carried by the passenger who was trying to fly to Qatar. During thorough examination at Customs counter, Heroin powder was recovered by dismantling a plastic stool. It was smartly concealed in the said container that it went almost undetected from scanning machine installed at departure. However, experience Customs staff along with exuberant young officers made this excellent detection possible.

The accused person namely Jawadullah s/o Hassan Ali has been taken into custody along with his passport. Preliminary investigations revealed that the accused and his brother work as denter in Qatar and he was delivered this baggage by his brother’s friend namely Shoaib from Multan. FIR is being lodged. Further investigations are afoot to trace out criminals involved behind this crime.

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