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2 detained with 144kg of drugs in Badakhshan

2 detained with 144kg of drugs in Badakhshan

Oct 13, 2015 - 17:17

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Two smugglers were arrested with 144kilograms of drugsin the northeastern province of Badakhshan, officials said on Tuesday.

The men wanted to smuggle the drugs placed insidefuel jerrycans to Takhar and Kunduz provinces in a pick-up vehicle.

However, they were arrested by police in Yaftal Payeen district, Counter-Narcotics Director Col. Musadiqullah Muzaffari told Pajhwok Afghan News.

According to the official, nearly three tonnes of narcotics have been seized in the province where dozens of people have been arrested on charges of drug smuggling.


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