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.

3 detained for trying to smuggle 129kg of heroin to Iran

3 detained for trying to smuggle 129kg of heroin to Iran

Sep 19, 2015 - 11:51

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Three people trying to smuggle 129 kilograms of heroin to Iran were arrested in the western province of Nimroz, officials said on Saturday.

The traffickers had placed the drugs in two containers and police recovered them from the trucks parked in a garage in Zaranj, the provincial police chief said.

Brig. Gen. Dilawar Shah Dilawar told Pajhwok Afghan News the smugglers had brought the drugs from Helmand province and wanted to smuggle them to the Bandar Abas port of Iran.

Hailing from neighbouring Helmand province, the men were arrested on charges of smuggling 129 kilograms of drugs, Counter-Narcotics Director Maj. Parwez Sarwari said.




Related Article

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



Twitter Update