PCG seizes 1000 kg hashish

KARACHI: Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) seized 1000 kg fine quality of hashish in the vicinity of Pasni Air Port.

According PCG spokesperson, on credible information by intelligence sources about smuggling attempt of narcotics in general area of Pasni Airport, a special mobile team was detailed for snap checking. During the process of checking, PCG officials spotted a suspicious Land Cruiser. On challenging, drug traffickers started firing.

After exchange of fire, the drug traffickers managed to flee taking advantage of darkness and terrain, leaving abandoning the vehicle behind.

PCG officials, during searching of the vehicle recovered 1000 kg hashish from the hidden cavities under the fitted seats of Land Cruiser. The hidden consignment of hashish was likely to be transported to Middle East.

Hashish and Land Cruiser were taken into custody. Approximate value of seized consignment is Rs 70 million in international market. Further investigation and legal process is underway.