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2 individuals held with 15kg of heroin in Baghlan

2 individuals held with 15kg of heroin in Baghlan

Jan 24, 2020 - 16:01

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Two individuals have been detained on charges of trying to smuggle 15 kilograms of heroin, police in northern Baghlan province said on Friday.

Counter-narcotics police arrested the two men while smuggling 14.5kg of heroin from Badakhshan province to Kabulinfo-icon, the police spokesman said.

Javed Basharat told Pajhwok Afghan News the heroin had been placed in hidden cavities of a Hino-type truck. The men were arrested at the eastern checkpoint of the city. 

However, the policeman did not identify the detainees. Details would be shared with the media later on, the spokesman promised.

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