ISLAMABAD – A flight steward of Pakistan International airline (PIA) has been arrested from Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) Islamabad as he was trying to smuggle heroin powder to United Kingdom (UK), PakistanTribe reported.
Sources told PakistanTribe that steward of PIA flight was trying to smuggle a huge consignment of heroin but arrested red handed with consignment by Anti Narcotics Force (ANF).
Anti Narcotics Force identified the flight steward as Irfanullah Shah son of Syed Nauman Shah from Swabi. Irfanullah Shah was using Passport No. CW5143283, steward of PIA’s flight PK-791 departing for Birmingham UK.
Heroin was concealed in specially made vacuums of the suitcase and he was investigated on the concrete evidences.
It was told by ANF that 4.5 kilogram heroin powdered was recovered from steward.
The sources in ANF said that after getting concrete evidences, ANF team started checking crew members of PIA and finally got the target, adding that during the search of baggage of
The ANF bosses termed it as a big breakthrough, said that the ANF followed complaints of heroin smuggling by crew members and got the target.
The accused has been shifted to ANF investigation cell for further investigation. Anti Narcotics Force further told that the accused have revealed the names of other crew members involved in the smuggling and the national and international mafia responsible for drug trafficking.
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