CIA foils smuggling bid


-Recovers cache of drugs

BY U.Zee

ISLAMABAD: Crime Investing Agency (CIA) of Islamabad police has thwarted an attempt to smuggle narcotics from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to down parts of the country and arrested two persons in possession of cache of drugs, a police spokesman said.
Following orders of IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, he said that DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed had categorically directed all police officers to accelerate their efforts against drug dealers/smugglers and curb this menace from Capital.
Following these directions, SP (Investigation) Dr Syed Mustafa Tanveer constituted special anti-drug police team under supervision of DSP Hakim Khan including
Inspector Shams-ul-Akber, ASI Jaffer Ali and others. This team nabbed two drug pushers from Chungi No. 26 and Tarnol railway crossing besides recovery of 5.095 kilogram hashish from them. They have been identified as Imran and Isfahan alias Kaka and both confessed during preliminary investigation to smuggle this cache of drug from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Islamabad and various cities of Punjab.
IGP Islamabad and DIG (Operations) have appreciated the performance of CIA Police team and announced cash rewards for them. DIG (Operations) has said that Islamabad police is accelerating all out efforts for safety and security of citizens. He also requested the citizens to inform police in case of any such suspicious activity in their areas.