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Pakistani coast guards seize narcotics on ship worth $32 million

Staff Writer | January 13, 2018
Pakistan Coast Guards on Saturday foiled an attempt to smuggle 400 kg of narcotics worth Rs. 3.5 billion ($32 million) in the international market in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, Radio Pakistan reported.
Pakistan Coast Guards
Illegal drugs   An intelligence-based operation
Pakistan Coast Guards conducted an intelligence-based operation in the open sea near Pasni, a small city in the province, and recovered the narcotics from a boat, said a press release of the coast guards.

Meanwhile, the coast guards also recovered another 300 grams of contraband from a vehicle in a separate operation and arrested four persons during checking on the Nilent check post near Gwadar, a port city on the southwestern coast of Balochistan province.

The vehicle of the suspects was also taken into custody. Further investigation is underway, said local police officials.