Heroin worth Rs one crore seized, family arrested at Lahore airport

04:19 PM | 22 Aug, 2016
Heroin worth Rs one crore seized, family arrested at Lahore airport
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LAHORE (Staff Report) - Four members of a family including 2 children have been arrested following recovery of one kg heroin from their luggage at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore.

According to airport officials, the ANF during scanning process recovered one-kilogramme heroin from the belongings of a family who was travelling to Sri Lanka.

Meanwhile, officials said it is yet to be established whether the suspects were related to each other or were posing as a family to trick airport authorities.

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The suspects were identified as Zahoor John Samuel s/o John Samuel, Asma Mazhar, four-year-old Shan Mazhar and five-year-old Ayan Mazhar.

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ANF officials took the family into their custody and began to interrogate the suspects. The value of the seized heroin was valued at Rs 1 crore in the international market.