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11 containers full of alcoholic drinks seized in Kabul

11 containers full of alcoholic drinks seized in Kabul

Jun 11, 2016 - 20:16

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Police confiscated 11 containers full of alcoholic drinks in central capital Kabul and separately seven men have been arrested in northern Balkh province for smuggling 16 kilograms of heroin, the Ministry of Interior said on Saturday.

In a statement the MoI’s narcotics department said the 101st Asmai Police Zone counter narcotics personnel discovered and seized 11 alcoholic-drink- laden containers in the jurisdiction of 9th police district of Kabul city. It said 89533 litres of alcoholic drinks were placed in the containers destined for sale in Kabul.

No arrests were made in connection with the seizure and a probe has been launched to arrest the owners, it said.

In Balkh, police detained seven men along with 16 kilograms of heroin, the statement said, adding the drugs were skillfully placed in a vehicle.



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