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ANF seized 288,000 kg drugs in 20 months

ISLAMABAD: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has made significant drug seizures of 288 Tons (288,000 kilograms) during last one year and eight months which shows Force’s commitment towards making Pakistan a drug-free country. Of the total, the ANF seized 165.97 Metric Tons (MT) of narcotics and 56.63 MT of precursor chemicals during 2017 and the first eight months of this year witnessed seizures of 50 MT narcotics and 15 MT of precursor chemicals. An year-wise data regarding seizures, issued by Narcotics Control Division on…

Rangers foil bid to smuggle ‘Indian gutka’ in Karachi

KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers Sindh has claimed to have foiled a bid to smuggle Indian gutka into the metropolis. Gutka is a chewing form of tobacco highly hazardous to health. The spokesperson of the paramilitary force said they were conducting snap checking on Mauripur Road in Lyari when they spotted five pickups. “We stopped the vans and searched them. During the search, we found 5,000 kilogrammes of gutka hidden inside them. Its estimated value is about Rs six million,” the official said. “The gutka reached…

Fraudsters selling animals with fake teeth in Karachi’s cattle market

KARACHI: A truck loaded with cattle having fake teeth fit snugly into their mouths was seized on Thursday here in the temporary cow 'mandi' in Karachi while the market administration has arrested their trader and informed the police, ARY News reported. The criminals involved in forgery did not even spare the occasion of religious importance and faked teeth of bovine animals. According to ARY News correspondent Anjum Wahab, the forgers fit marble teeth in calves’ mouth, that were not eligible to be slaughtered on…