thenews.com.pk 18 Sep, 2020 03:00 am

Drug precursor worth Rs91b seized

Drug precursor worth Rs91b seized
KARACHI: Six metric tonnes of critical chemical used in production of Methamphetamine was seized in a joint operation by Pakistan and Afghan Customs authorities and the US Drug Enforcement Agency...

According to Pakistan Customs sources, the shipment containing the iodine crystals arrived in Karachi from United Arab Emirate under transit trade agreement.Acting on suspicion, the port control unit of the Pakistan Customs informed Model Collectorate of Customs Preventive.On confirmation of the presence of the precursor chemical, the Pakistan Customs informed the US Drug Enforcement Agency and their Afghan counterparts.The proceeds of the drugs could have been used for terrorist financing, confirmed sources at the Pakistan Customs.

National September 18, 2020 KARACHI: Six metric tonnes of critical chemical used in production of Methamphetamine was seized in a joint operation by Pakistan and Afghan Customs authorities and the US Drug Enforcement Agency inside Afghanistan.The Pakistan and Afghan Customs authorities alongside the US Drug Enforcement Agency recovered six metric tonnes of Iodine crystals used to manufacture high quality d-methamphetamine.

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