ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has ruined an attempt to smuggle 5 kg of heroin with luggage at Benazir International Airport here on Thursday. The accused passenger has been arrested by ANF.
ANF officials checked the luggage of passengers travelling on the private airline’s flight no. Q-R 615, scheduled to go from Islamabad to Qatar, and recovered 5 kilograms of heroin.
An ANF source said that the suspect had heroin hidden in secret compartments of his luggage. The worth of confiscated heroin is estimated to be millions of dollars in the international market.
The suspect has been arrested and an investigation was launched.