Bid to smuggle hashish foiled, drug peddler held

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PESHAWAR, Nov 28 (APP): In an intelligence-based operation, the Excise Intelligence Bureau-V (EIB-V), Mardan Region on Tuesday foiled a bid to smuggle huge quantities of hashish from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Punjab and arrested a drug peddler.
The spokesperson Excise department said here that a team of EIB-V acting on a tip-off intercepted a motor car bearing registration number BF-9223 on the Nowshera – Peshawar road and on checking recovered 60 kg of hashish from different cavities of the car.
The Excise police arrested a drug peddler identified as Mohammad Obaid Nawaz resident of Tehsil Hasilpur, district Bahawalpur from the spot and impounded the vehicle.
A case has been registered in Mardan Excise Police Station while further investigation from the peddler was in process.
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