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Police seize 1,100 kg of hashish in Logar

Police seize 1,100 kg of hashish in Logar

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Jul 01, 2015 - 11:44

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Police on Wednesday claimed seizing around 1,100 kilograms of hashish in central Logar.

Maj. Qari Mohammad Wara, senior police official, told Pajhwok Afghan News the smugglers were transporting hashish in a Prado vehicle. The smugglers wanted to freight the hashish from eastern province to western provinces.

Hasibullah Stanakzai, head of provincial council, said Azri district road had turned a peaceful route for drug smugglers. “The smugglers pay huge amount to Talibaninfo-icon to create insecurity in the district so they would smuggle the drugs easily through several districts of Logar,” he added.

He said that security forces should work out a comprehensive strategy to control drugs peddling in the province.

According to Logar police, they had apprehended the drug smugglers several times in recent past in Azri district.

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