PESHAWAR: A passenger has been arrested at Peshawar’s Bacha Khan Airport after the restoration of heroin hidden in fibre sheets in his baggage with the intention to smuggle the medication to Dubai, ARY Information reported on Friday.
The Airports Safety Drive (ASF) personnel have recovered heroin hidden in fibre sheets within the baggage of a passenger travelling to Dubai from Peshawar airport via a international airline.
The passenger was held after the detection of over 3.5 kilograms of heroin value hundreds of thousands in hidden compartments within the bag. In response to ASF spokesperson, the passenger hides the narcotics in fibre sheet.
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Earlier on January 12, a bid to smuggle four-kilogram ‘white ice’ value Rs40 million had been foiled by safety officers at Karachi’s Jinnah Worldwide Airport.
The safety officers at Karachi airport had found four-kilogram ‘white ice’ from a parcel booked for Bahrain. The drug was packed in dry fruit tins and booked for Bahrain by a person named Mirza Asad Baig.
In response to officers, the ‘white ice’ value greater than Rs40 million within the worldwide market.