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  • PHC acquits two in drug trafficking case

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court has set aside the conviction of two people, including a juvenile person, in a drug trafficking case and acquitted them over flawed prosecution...

    The lawyer said while the prosecution claimed that there were 12 policemen on spot, who were witness to the recovery of the contraband, they had only produced two people, who were gunmen of the relevant SHO...

  • ANF gets equipment to combat drug trafficking

    QUETTA: Canadian High Commissioner Heather Cru­den and UNODC Represen­tative in Pakistan Cesar Guedes handed over essential operational equipment to the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) of Balochistan...

    The Canadian High Commissioner acknowledged challenges of drug trafficking being faced by Pakistan as the main transit country and the first line of defence...

  • Saudi beheads another Pakistani for drug trafficking

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia beheaded a Pakistani convicted of drug smuggling on Friday, the 73rd execution in the kingdom so far this year...

    Rape, murder, apostasy, armed robbery and drug trafficking are all punishable by death under Saudi Arabia's version of Islamic sharia law...

  • Body formed to nab ‘gang’ behind drug trafficking

    RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister’s Adviser on Aviation Sardar Mehtab Abbasi has granted approval for the formation of a central operational committee (COC), headed by the Civil Aviation Authority director general, to unearth an “organised gang” involved in trafficking drugs via the national flag carrier and to ensure foolproof security at all airports across the country...

    The high-powered committee will comprise experts from the...

  • Saudi Arabia executes Pakistani citizen for drug trafficking

    Six people convicted of drug trafficking and homicide were executed in Saudi Arabia on Monday, the government said, the highest number of executions in a single day this year...

    A Pakistani citizen was executed for drug trafficking and five Saudi nationals for homicide, the interior ministry said...

  • Intelligence-based operations needed to curb drug trafficking, says UN official

    Speaking at a regional counter-narcotics awareness workshop in Kyrgyzstan, Senyo Agbohlah, UNODC’s Regional Programme Coordinator for Afghanistan-Neighbouring Countries, claimed there were no criminal networks involved in drug trafficking on either side of the Durand Line...

    However, he noted that “more needs to be done” and that intelligence-based operations should still be conducted to keep a check on drug-trafficking in the...

  • Afghan army general accused of drug trafficking

    KABUL: Afghan police have detained an army general accused of smuggling nearly 20 kg of heroin, police and defence officials said on Wednesday...

    Afghanistan is the world’s biggest producer of opium, used to produce heroin, but high-level arrests are rare
  • Khursheed doubts Rana Sanaullah’s involvement in drug trafficking

    SUKKUR: Disapproving the recent arrest of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Punjab president Rana Sanaullah in a drug smu­g­gling case, senior Pak­istan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Syed Khursheed Shah on Thursday remar­ked: “This reflects Prime Minister Imran Khan’s covert intentions”...

    He said it was astonishing to note that the PTI people were jubilant over huge loans being given to the country...

  • Drug trafficking, consumption termed a national security threat

    ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee was on Thursday astonished to learn about threats to country’s security and health due to drug trafficking and consumption...

    The quantum of drug trafficking through Pakistan is worth more than double of the country’s defence budget, he said, quoting different reports and studies...

  • Internet an attractive route for drug trafficking: UN

    ISLAMABAD: Higher levels of anonymity and reduced risks of detention have made the Internet an attractive alternate for drug trafficking and secure method of distribution of substances for illicit drug markets, reveals the ‘World Drug Report 2022’ released on Wednesday...

    The report released by the UN Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) in Islamabad, however, said that despite these advantages, the Internet has so far not dramatically...

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