QUETTA: Customs staff seized huge heroin and Opium form a truck and rounded up two drug pushers here Saturday.
Collector Customs Zahoor Akhtar Raja was tipped that smugglers were smuggling huge quantity of Heroin and Opium to Mekran Division via Quetta. He constituted a team headed by Assistant Collector Preventive Hamid Hussain Qambrani. It started search of trucks at Baleli check post near here. When a truck was searched 456 Kg Heroin and 27 Kg Opium were recovered from its secret cavities. Two inmates were also arrested.
Customs officials told that seized drugs cost Rupees five billion in the international market. These were being smuggled from tribal area Wana. The truck had arrived Quetta from Zhob.