Big quantity of narcotics seized; two arrested.


BAHAWALPUR: The district police seized a consignment of over four maunds of narcotics from two traffickers within the jurisdiction of Abbasnagar police station.

District Police Officer (DPO) Syed Muhammad Abbas told a press conference at the district police lines on Thursday that based on a tip-off, police teams from Abbasnagar, along with other officials, conducted raids and recovered 27 kilo charas and 129 kilo opium from Muhammad Sajid and Roshan Zameer.

The DPO said creating a narcotics-free Bahawalpur district was his priority. He said that investigations were ongoing to uncover the network and arrest their remaining accomplices in order to eliminate narcotics from the district.


Published in Dawn, October 27th, 2023

Friday, October 27, 2023