(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT News Report
KABUL: At least 78 drug
runners pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and have been sentenced to different
terms of prison service in the past one month.
A statement issued by the courts
of Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) that 78 drug traffickers sentenced to one
– 16 years' incarceration after examining their dossiers by primary and appeal
court of CJTF.
Counter Narcotics Police (CNP)
has seized 1,623 kilogram heroin, over 94 kilogram morphine, 167 kilogram opium,
654 kilogram hashish and over 32 kilogram crystal from the aforementioned
convicted drug runners, mentioned statement.
At the same period, CNP has arrested
119 suspected drug traffickers including one Iranian woman during operation in
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.