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9 individuals including woman held on drug smuggling charges

9 individuals including woman held on drug smuggling charges

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Apr 11, 2016 - 16:02

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Police have arrested at least nine smugglers in Kabul, Farah and Nangarhar provinces with alcoholic drinks and other drugs, an official said on Monday.

Ahmad Khalid Mowahid, spokesman for the Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF), told Pajhwok Afghan News among the detainees included a woman.

More than three kilograms of heroin, 20kg of opium, 265 kg of hashish, 11,878 litres of alcoholic beverages, four vehicles and 5 mobile phone sets were also seized.

He said the arrests were made over the past week and the detainees referred to the authorities concerned for more investigation.

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