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11 suspects arrested for drug trafficking

AT-KABUL: Some eleven suspects have been arrested over charges of drug trafficking in the past week, according to the court of Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF).

CJTF said on Tuesday that 11 drug traffickers were arrested by the Counter Narcotics Police through different crackdowns in various provinces and were handed over to CJTF for criminal proceedings.

Four smugglers were arrested in different crackdown in Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul, who planned to transfer heroines to India, added statement.

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

The remained seven other drug traffickers were arrested from Kabul, Balkh, Kunduz, Khost and Herat.

Some 4 kg heroin, over 171kg opium and 664 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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