Islamabad police, ANF recover cache of narcotics in joint operation

10:07 PM | 12 Jan, 2019
Islamabad police, ANF recover cache of narcotics in joint operation
ISLAMABADIslamabad police along with personnel of Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) got great success in a joint operation against drug pushers and recovered huge cache of narcotics from them during targeted efforts in the last 24 hours.

In a joint press conference by ANF Brigadier Syed Mubasher Kazmi, DIG Operations Faisal Ali Raja and SSP Operations Syed Waqar Ud Din here on Saturday, it was informed that 49 persons were nabbed during a targeted operation in last 24 hours in `Dore’ and `Athal’ villages.

A total of 41.506-kilogram hashish, 2.460-kilogram heroin, 300-gram opium, 487-gram ice, 322 wine bottles, one 7mm rifle, one 9MM pistol, five 30 bore pistols were recovered from them.

Following directions from Government of Pakistan and as envisioned by Prime Minister of Pakistan, it was told that high-level meeting was held by IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan and DG ANF Major General Arif Malik.

It was agreed to conduct joint operation against drug pushers. Consequently, SSP (Operations) along with all Zonal SPs, SP Investigation, SDPOs and SHOs in collaboration with ANF carried out a joint targeted operation in the areas from where the complaints were being received about drug supply.

The operation was also participated by senior command of ANF and K-9 Dog Unit assisted during it.

During the press conference, the official said the purpose of arranging this interaction with media is to highlight the seriousness of law enforcement agencies in eradicating drug menace from society at large.

Besides, that focus was educational institutions and law enforcers resolved to go all out against the suppliers and drug pushers particularly.

SSP Islamabad Waqar Uddin Syed said this operation would help to root out the menace of drugs from the city and hoped that people would also cooperate with them in eradicating this evil.

He said it was our aim to secure the future of the young generation and all possible efforts would be made for it.

Under the supervision of IGP Islamabad, Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar, the SSP said Islamabad would be made drug free city. He said both ANF and ICT Police would continue efforts against drug pushers till achievement of its desired results in the Capital city.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 22 June 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 22, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.75 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 297 and selling rate is 299.5 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.75.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.7 280.85
Euro EUR 294.3 297.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.85 73.6
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.98 748.98
Canadian Dollar CAD 202 204
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.7 917.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.75 731.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.21 317.71
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74


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