Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Huge quantity drugs seized in Nangarhar, Nimroz

Huge quantity drugs seized in Nangarhar, Nimroz

Nov 22, 2014 - 16:24

JALALABAD/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police on Saturday detained six people on charges of trafficking more than one ton of narcotics in eastern Nangarhar and southwestern Nimroz provinces, officials said.

Nangarhar police chief Col. Fazal Ahmad Shirzad told a news conference around 230 kilograms of drugs had been confiscated during two separate operations in the province.

He said that 630 kilograms of narcotics packed in boxes were seized in Daronta check point, the entrance gate of Jalalabad city, the provincial capital. Four alleged smugglers had also been detained in connection of trafficking drugs.

He said the smugglers who were planning to shift the contraband to Kabulinfo-icon were being quizzed.

According to another report, around 525 kilograms of narcotics had been seized in Kang district of Nimroz province.

Provincial police Chief Brig. Gen. Mohammad Qasim said that the drug had been seized in Arzo village of the district, close to Iran border.




Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update