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Customs seize parcel at Karachi airport carrying heroin

KARACHI: A customs department team on Thursday seized a parcel carrying 50 kilograms of heroin at the Karachi airport, ARY News reported.

As per the deputy commissioner customs, the heroin was concealed in the parcel carrying ladies handbag and shoes.

The parcel was booked by a resident of Karachi’s university road namely Aftab Alam for London.

According to officials, the value of the drugs was worth millions of Rs5 million in the international market.

Back in the month of April, the customs team raided the office of General Post Office and seized a parcel with a heroin concealed in it.

Read more: Customs officials foil bid to evade Rs. 3.8mn in import duty in Karachi

According to officials, the parcel was about to be sent to Spain. A man named Farmanullah had submitted the parcel from Peshawar, and it had to be delivered to recipient Javid Williams in Spain. The sender had concealed a quantity of heroin in a flower vase.

The customs team had seized the parcel and issued orders to arrest the sender immediately.

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