Home / Latest Updates / 54 drug traffickers arrested

54 drug traffickers arrested

AT-KABUL: The court of Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) on Saturday said that 54 drug trafficker arrested in the past one month.

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

The statement stated that five women and four public staffs were among the arrested drug runners.

Six mentioned cases were belonged to Kabul international airport, where smugglers planned to transfer heroin to India, added statement.

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

Some 61,182 kg heroin, 5,441 kg opium, 1,009kg opium, 234,412 kg hashish, 1,316 kg chemical precursor and 17,965 liters of alcoholic beverages 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.

About admin

Check Also

Authorities to clamp down on illegal mining in Parwan

AT News KABUL: Officials in Parwan province assure to prevent illegal mine extractions. The comments …

Leave a Reply