Saying No to Smoking Is the Only Future
From endlessly dug up roads to crime to lack of basic necessities such as electricity and water, there is...
Heroin: The Most Terrible of All Addictive Drugs available in Pakistan today
These days, most people in our country are pretty well aware indeed, about the horrors of drug use, especially...
Customs seized 20 Kg heroin at Benazir Bhutto International Airport
Customs authorities at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport seized 20 kg of heroin from a UK-bound passenger. The customs officials,...
Saying No to Smoking Is the Only Future
From endlessly dug up roads to crime to lack of basic necessities such as electricity and water, there is an increasing number of reasons due to which Pakistanis are frustrated, in general.  Smoking is also one key reason for the same. Indeed, many people are lured by peer pressure... Read more
Heroin: The Most Terrible of All Addictive Drugs available in Pakistan today
These days, most people in our country are pretty well aware indeed, about the horrors of drug use, especially something as ruthlessly addictive as Heroin; this is arguably the single most lethal and addictive drug ever invented. Unfortunately, is is a whole lot more freely available today than the... Read more
Customs seized 20 Kg heroin at Benazir Bhutto International Airport
Customs authorities at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport seized 20 kg of heroin from a UK-bound passenger. The customs officials, in a press release revealed that 20 kg heroin was recovered from UK citizen, Muhammad Wasim, who was about to board  a flight bound for London. The press release also... Read more
Credit and blame for 27kg heroin bust on PIA flight
Islamabad: Officials of the Pakistan International Airlines, customs and the Anti-Narcotics Force on Wednesday tried to shift the blame for their inability to check and stop the use of the national flag carrier’s aircraft for narcotics smuggling onto each other. The National Assembly Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat with Rana... Read more
27kg heroin recovered from PIA aircraft at Karachis Quaid-e-Azam airport
Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) maintenance crew earlier today discovered 27 kilograms of heroin on board a PIA aircraft. The heroin was concealed in lavatory panels, and was discovered while routine maintenance was being carried out at the PIA hangar at Karachi’s international airport. The aircraft had arrived from Lahore... Read more
Attempt to smuggle heroin smuggle in PIA aircraft
An FIR was registered against unidentified persons on Thursday after three kgs of heroin was seized. It was being smuggled concealed in the toilets of a Pakistan International Airline aircraft and was detected at the airport in Karachi. The FIR said that Pakistan Customs had received prior information about... Read more
63 kgs of heroin seized in Peshawar’s Hayatabad subdivision
Peshawar cops recovered 63 kilograms of heroin and 715kg hashish besides rescuing six captives and arresting 12 alleged kidnappers during the last almost five months, officials said on Sunday. Authorities have declared more than 132 points in the Hayatabad subdivision located on the boundary with Khyber Agency, as vulnerable.... Read more
ASF arrests three, recovers heroin at Lahore airport
Lahore: Airport Security Force (ASF) on Monday arrested three passengers who were trying to smuggle 12 kilogram heroin from Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore. According to ASF officials, three arrested passengers were booked for a flight to Dubai. The estimated cost of heroin seized is around Rs130 million in... Read more
Afghan runaways fight heroin addiction on Pakistan streets
Peshawar: After his brother beat him with chains, Abdullah decided enough was enough and fled his home in Kabul to Pakistan, where he lived rough, sleeping where he could and battling drug addiction. The 14-year-old was one of hundreds of Afghan runaways hooked on drugs and living on the... Read more
Islamabad Airport: Heroin Smuggling Bid Foiled
Islamabad: A bid to smuggle heroin was foiled at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport in the federal capital on Tuesday. Two passengers were caught at the airport attempting to smuggle two kilograms of the narcotic to Jeddah when their luggage was searched. The suspects have been handed over the... Read more
More than 4 million drug users in Pakistan
According to the  ‘Drug Use in Pakistan Survey Report’, a research effort initiated by Narcotics Control Division, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and UN Office on Drug Control (UNODC),  an estimated 6 per cent or 6.7 million adults in Pakistan, used drugs in the last 12 months with treatment and... Read more