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Eight drug traffickers arrested in Kabul

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


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


Statement stated that an Afghan woman was among the arrested drug runners.


The woman smuggler was arrested with 372g heroin in Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul. Arrested women 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.


Seven other drug traffickers were arrested from Kabul, Nimroz, Nangarhar and Takhar provinces, mentioned statement.


Some 17 kilograms of heroin, over 16 kilogram opium and 108 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.

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