Nisar, DG ANF discuss PIA airplane narcotics case

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ISLAMABAD, June 14 (APP): Minister for Interior and Narcotics
Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Wednesday held a telephonic
conversation with Director General Anti Narcotics Force Major
General Musarat Nawaz Malik and discussed the case of presence of
narcotics in an airplane of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).
DG ANF apprised the minister about the progress made in the
investigation in the narcotics case.
The minister was briefed that important success had been
achieved in the PIA airplane narcotics case and due to that some
arrests had been made.
More progress was expected in the case in the coming days,
Chaudhry Nisar was told.
The minister said the attempt to smuggle narcotics through the
national airlines was a grave crime and a bid to damage the
country’s honour and reputation.
He said the people involved in the incident did not deserve
any leniency.
The minister directed the DG ANF to conclude the
investigations into the matter as early as possible.
Chaudhry Nisar appreciated the professional role of ANF during
investigation of the case.