Saturday, 20 July 2019 11:54 GMT

Afghanistan- 30 drug traffickers sentenced to prison

(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT News Report

KABUL: At least 30 drug dealers were pleaded guilty to drug
trafficking and were sentenced to year behind bars in the past one week.

A statement issued by the courts of Criminal Justice Task
Force (CJTF) that 30 drug traffickers sentenced to one – 16 years' incarceration
after examining their dossiers by primary and appeal court of CJTF.   

The Counter Narcotics Police (CNP) has seized 24 kilograms
of heroin, over 29 kilograms of morphine, 428 kilograms of hashish, 17 kilograms
of crystal and 823 grams tablets of K from the aforementioned convicted drug
runners, mentioned statement.

At the same period, CNP has arrested 27 suspected drug traffickers
including two women during operation in different provinces.

Out of 27 drug traffickers, one smuggler, who planned to
smuggle drug through Hamid Karzai international airport to United Arab Emirates
(UAE) who were identified and arrested.

Statement said that after examining the evidences and
arguments from both sides the CJTF courts has convicted the accused traffickers,
mentioned statement.

All the convicted drug traffickers would have defense
attorneys for their legal defense and will be convicted after separate judicial
trials based on the evidence brought before the court and the Counter Narcotics
law of Afghanistan.


Afghanistan- 30 drug traffickers sentenced to prison

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