KP Excise dept recovers 80 kg hashish

PESHAWAR: Director General KP Excise Taxation and Narcotics Control Syed Fayaz Ali Shah on Friday said that 80-kilogram hashish has been seized during two separate raids in Peshawar.

In a statement issued, Syed Fayaz Ali Shah said that a team under the supervision of KP Excise and Narcotics Control Officer Saim Khan Jhagra, Mobile Squad Incharge Inayat Rehman and Additional Incharge Zohaib Jamal on a tip-off recovered 15 kg hashish from a government number plate Honda motor car and arrested the alleged accused Ihsan Elahi in the jurisdiction of Badhber Police Station.

Similarly, Inspector Narcotics Control Mobile Squad IV Faisal Khan and Additional Incharge Naeem Khattak have received information regarding smuggling of narcotics. The team recovered 65-kilogram hashish from Honda motor car barring number DG-255 and arrested the alleged accused Mashrob Khan in the jurisdiction of Chamkani police station.

DG Fayaz Ali Shah said that stern action would be taken against drug sellers and no one would be spare by giving them exemplary punishment.

119 profiteers arrested in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: District administration had arrested 119 hoarders during last five days and initiated legal actions against them, the spokesman said.

On the directives of Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali Asghar, the teams led by concerned Assistant Commissioners (AC) started inspection of local vegetables and fruits markets and issued price list on daily basis from the last five days.

District administration team led by AC Sara Rehman arrested 18 profiteers from G.T.Road, Charsadda Road and adjoining areas.

Similarly, AC Town-II Mina Zahir raided the areas of Bakhshu Pul, Khazana, Chamkani Mor and other areas by arresting 19 violators. AC Town-III Sara Tawab Umer has arrested 22 profiteers from the areas of University Road and Tehkal while AC Town-IV Asif Iqbal arrested 28 shopkeepers for hoarding and making illegal profit.

Likewise, AC PDA Rizwana Dar raided the different markets of Hayatabad and arrested 32 for violation of government-approved price list. The arrested persons include vegetable and fruits sellers, owners of general stores, milk seller, butchers, barbers and others.