9 suspects arrested on drug, alcohol smuggling charges
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) on Wednesday said nine people involved in drug and alcohol smuggling had been detained in different parts of the country.
A statement from CJTF received by Pajhwok Afghan News said the individuals were detained in three smuggling cases. The detainees are urrently under investigation.
The smugglers were held with 568 kilograms of opium, 576,500 kilograms of solid chemicals, 294 litres of liquid chemicals, 212kgof alcoholic beverages, 70,000 afghanis, 5,000 Pakistani rupees, six weapons and nine mobile phone sets.
It added 891bullets, three hand grenades and two vehicles were also seized as a result of the operations in the capital Kabul, Herat and Baghlan provinces.
The CJTF appellant court has decided 79 cases involving 121 accused, including two public servants and eight women, during the past four months.
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