GWADAR: The Pakistan Customs seized 300 kilograms of opium and 15 kilograms of Ice/Crystal in two separate operations in Jewani area of Gwadar district on Tuesday.

Opium of a fine quality was concealed in plastic drums dumped underground while Crystal was being handed over by a group of smugglers to another group when Pakistan Customs team intercepted the drugs.

The Customs team came under heavy fire from drug smugglers, but fortunately no member of the team was injured in the firing.

In another operation at Khurkhura post, Pakistan Customs seized 300 kilograms of hashish concealed in the driver’s cabin and the fuel tank of a Hino trailer. Two cases have been registered and further legal proceedings are under way.

Published in Dawn, November 24th, 2021

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