RAWALPINDI: Police recovered a stash of drugs from a stranded vehicle on the highway near Rawalpindi on Saturday, ARY NEWS reported.
According to police, the culprits were trying to smuggle 37 kilograms of jackets in a vehicle, which they then parked on the side of the highway, for fear of the authorities.
Highway police took the vehicle in their possession and began to search for the culprits.
On January 22, the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) said Wednesday it had carried out separate raids near the city of Sohawa in the province of Punjab and confiscated a huge drug depot for two vehicles.
According to an ANF spokesman, the actions were carried out near Mangla Mor in Mirpur Bypass when staff intercepted two separate vehicles in different actions.
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During the search, they found 58.8 kilograms of chara from one vehicle and recovered 84 kilograms of opium from another vehicle.
The spokesman said two defendants were arrested for separate raids, but both come from Islamabad. “They identify as Noman Ali Shah and Sikander Hayat.”