Khasadar Force recovers 1500kg hashish from Jamrud


KHYBER AGENCY: Khasadar Force on Thursday foiled a smuggling bib after recovering a huge cache of hashish at Tehsil Jamrud of Khyber Agency.

Tehsildar Jamrud,Shakeel Burki while sharing details said that Khasadar troops during their routine checking stopped Peshawar bound dumper truck holding registration no (Lasbela-207)for examination. During search, 1500 kg hashish packed in bags and hided in different cavities of the vehicle was recovered.

Driver of the dumper identified as Ijaz Hussain,resident of Peshawar was arrested, case was lodged against him and was put behind the bars for further investigation, the official added.

Tehsildar Shakeel Burki said that it was so far huge quantity of hashish in near past that was seized by the Khasadar force and on the direction of their highups strict checking measures had been initiated on checkpoints to curtain narcotics smuggling.