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6 detained on drug smuggling charges in Kabul, Nangarhar

6 detained on drug smuggling charges in Kabul, Nangarhar

Oct 28, 2015 - 12:43

KABUL (PAJHWOK): Six individuals were detained in connection with drug smuggling in Kabul and eastern Nangarhar provinces last week, the Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) said on Wednesday.

Five of the drug traffickers were arrested at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul while a sixth was detained in Nangarhar by Counter-Narcotic Police.

The task force said in a statement cases against the detainees were referred to the CJTF court after preliminary interrogations.

More than three kilograms of heroin, 118 kg of hashish, seven mobile phone sets and a vehicle were also seized from the detainees.

Over the past six months, 411 people, including a dozen women, 20 civil servants and two foreign nationals have been detained on charges of drug smuggling in different provinces of the country.


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