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11 drug traffickers arrested in Kabul

AT-KABUL: The court of Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) on Wednesday said that 11 drug trafficker arrested in the past one week.

CJTF in a press statement said that said that 11 smugglers were apprehended by Counter Narcotics Police through different crackdown in various provinces and were handed over to CJTF for criminal proceedings.

Statement stated that one woman was among the arrested drug runners.

Three smugglers including a woman were arrested in Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul, who planned to transfer heroin to India, added statement.

Statement said that that the investigation is going on over the dossier of the indicts by the CJTF, which after examining the evidences and arguments from both sides the CJTF will convict the accused traffickers, added statement.

Eight other drug traffickers were arrested from Kabul, Kapisa, Paktia, Nangarhar, Panjshir and Kunar provinces, said statement.

Some 19 kg heroin, over 89kg opium and 533 kg hashish discovered and seized from the arrested smugglers, noted the statement.

All the convicted drug traffickers would have defense attorneys for their legal defense and will be convicted after separate judicial trials based on the evidence brought before the court and the Counter Narcotics law of Afghanistan.

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