FC seizes 650kg opium, arrest three suspects


KARACHI: Frontier Corps (FC) on Wednesday claimed that it had arrested three suspects, and recovered a huge amount of diesel and narcotics in the different areas of Balochistan.

According to FC spokesperson, an FC team raided a hideouts of smugglers near Galogh area of Maskhel. The smugglers opened fire on FC personnel but in retaliatory fire, they managed to flee, leaving two vehicles there.

FC personnel impounded both the vehicles and during search, they found 650kg opium from the them.

Separately, FC foiled a bid to smuggle illegal diesel near Hub in Balochistan. FC personnel seized 35000 litters of illegal diesel in the action and handed over to Customs officials for further legal procedure.

FC and intelligence agency jointly raided areas in Quetta and Turbat and arrested three suspects having links to a banned outfit. Further investigation was underway.