Excise recovers 42kg hashish, 1.02kg Ice in Mardan, Peshawar.

PESHAWAR -- Following instructions issued by Secretary Excise, Ehsan Ullah and DG Excise, Akmal Khan Khattak to curb the menace of narcotics, the department has geared up its actions against narcotics dealers, smugglers and their facilitators across the province.

According to the Excise spokesman on Thursday, in the first action, a team headed by Director (Narcotics Control), Aftab uddin, Excise and Taxation Officer Zahid Iqbal Khan, Circle Officer, Sayed Naveed Jamal of Mardan Region, Station House Officer (SHO) Excise Mardan Muhammad Farooq Khan along with their team intercepted a car at GT road near Rashakai and recovered 3 kg hashish and 1.02 kg ice drug from its secret cavities.

The accused Murad, a resident of Zem Tangi, Charsadda, who was at large in another drug smuggling case since last October, was arrested and shifted to Excise police...

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