20kg charas recovered, 2 arrested

KARACHI: Provincial excise intelligence team on Sunday conducted a raid in Thatta district and recovered 20 kilogrammes charas and arrested two accused.

According to Excise Intelligence sources, the arrested accused were identified as Ajmair Khan s/o Akbar Khan and Muhammad Hayat s/o Muhammad Rafique Khan. A case was lodged against the accused and further investigations are underway. The minister for Excise and Taxation & Narcotics Control Mukesh Kumar Chawla , while congratulating the excise team on conducting a successful raid, hoped that they would continue raids against drug peddlers , adding that “it was our prime duty to keep our society free from drugs.”

Published in Daily Times, March 5th 2018.