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Pakistan Navy ship seizes narcotics worth US$15 million at sea

Pakistan Navy ship seizes narcotics worth US$15 million at sea
March 7, 2023 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Pakistan Navy ship while deployed on Regional Maritime Security patrol seized a huge quantity of drugs in a counter narcotics operation at North Arabian Sea.

Pakistan Navy ship while undertaking maritime security operations intercepted a suspicious stateless fishing boat at sea. Upon search of the boat, Pakistan Navy troops seized 280kg narcotics (crystal and ice) worth approximately US$15 million in the international market.

The vessel and crew members were later handed over to law enforcement agencies for further legal proceedings.

The successful anti-narcotics operation by Pakistan Navy Ship reaffirms PN resolve to deny illegal activities in maritime zones of Pakistan.