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Smuggler held with 288kg drugs in Ghazni

Smuggler held with 288kg drugs in Ghazni

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Feb 07, 2015 - 14:05

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Security officials detained an alleged smuggler with 288 kilogram of opium on Kabulinfo-icon-Kandahar road in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Saturday.

Deputy Police Chief Asadullah Ansafi said the illicit substance was concealed in secret compartments of a truck but recovered by police on Friday night.  

Habib Rahman, the alleged smuggler, wanted to smuggle the contraband to foreign countries through Iran. He is the resident of western Farah province.

Police had been foiling drugs smuggler bid for the third time this year in Ghazni province.

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