Thursday, January 26, 2023

Pak Navy, PMSA and Customs Enforcement seize 1,450 kg of drugs worth Rs15 billion

Pak Navy, PMSA and Customs Enforcement seize 1,450 kg of drugs worth Rs15 billion

KARACHI (92 News) - Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) and Collectorate of Customs Enforcement seized 1,450kg narcotics in a joint intelligence-based counter narcotics operation in North Arabian Sea.

During the successful joint operation, security forces apprehended the largest amount of narco in-terms of quantity that included 586kg of ice crystal and 864kg of heroin.

The seized narco is valued approximately Rs 15 billion in the international market. The arrested smugglers and drug cache handed over to Custom authorities for legal proceedings.

The successful joint anti-narcotics operation by Pakistan Navy, PMSA and Customs enforcement reaffirm resolve to deny illegal activities in maritime zones of Pakistan and to synergize efforts of Maritime Law Enforcement Agencies in ensuring security of our waters.