Monday, 23 September 2019 11:23 GMT

Drug smugglers apprehended in Afghanistan


Afghan authorities said that 2 drug smugglers were arrest by security forces in Takhar district in north Afghanistan on Saturday, according to Xinhua.

Provincial government spokesman Mohammad Jawad Hejri said that the suspects were driving an automobile on a main road in Rustaq region and were arrested by personnel of National Directorate of Security (NDS), the country's primary intelligence agency after getting information that the vehicle was transferring drugs from Badakhshan district.

50 kg of heroin were seized, the drugs were meant to be transported to Tajikistan.

Further investigation is undergoing in the case.


Drug smugglers apprehended in Afghanistan

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