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Iranian among 3 held on drug smuggling charge

Iranian among 3 held on drug smuggling charge

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Feb 02, 2016 - 15:52

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): An Iranian national was among three persons detained by police for allegedly smuggling 16 kilograms of drugs in western Herat province.

Three kilograms of heroin and as much opium were recovered from the Iranian national and more than 10 kilograms of heroin were seized from the two Afghan drug smugglers in three separate incidents during the past one week, a statement from the Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF)  said on Tuesday.

During the past one month, 32 individuals have been detained on charges of drug tracking in different provinces, it said.

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