PCG seize 500 kg hashish

Karachi: Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) officials seized a huge cache of hashish from Gwadar area on Tuesday. PDG officials received intelligence information about smuggling of narcotics in Playri and Nigore areas near Gwadar airport. A special mobile team was detailed for snap checking which spotted a suspicious vehicle. On seeing PCG team the smugglers opened firing which was returned. However, the smugglers managed to flee taking advantage of darkness and terrain leaving the vehicle there.

During the search 500 kilograms of hashish was recovered from the hidden cavities of the vehicle. The seized narcotics are worth about Rs105, 12,500. Further probe was under way.