ANF, Capital Cops recover cache of drugs from 18 suspects


ISLAMABAD: Capital Cops have recovered cache of narcotics during a joint search and combing operation in the past 48 hours conducted along with Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) in various areas of the Capital.
According to details, IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar has directed to launch an effective operation against those involved in menace of drug smuggling and dealing in this ugly business. Following his directions, a joint operation has been launched in collaboration with ANF in different areas of Islamabad including villages of Saidpur, Dore, Charah and Iqbal town, Ghori town, France Colony and Aman Ullah Road. This joint operation was participated by Sub-Divisional Police Officers (SDPOs), Station House Officers (SHOs), officials and jawans of ANF, Rangers, law enforcement agencies, Lady Commandoes and personnel of Counter Terrorism Department (CTD).
A total of 700 persons were checked during the joint operation while 300 houses and five shops were screened. A total of 18 suspects were held while 9400 gram opium, 1500 gram heroin, 4650 gram hashish, 180 liter liquor, 105 rifles and 960 rounds were recovered during it.
DIG Operations Waqar-ud-Din Syed has said that Islamabad police would leave no stone unturned to root out this menace and future of young generation would be protected by curbing it. He said that such operations would continue in future and those networks dealing in such ugly business would have to face action as per law.