Forces seized over one tonne of heroin upto August 14
Security Forces have managed to seize more than one tonne of heroin with a value of over Rs.10 billion from January 1 to August 14 this year alone.
During this period alone, more than six tonnes of cannabis have been seized by the Police and the Navy from raids across the country.
According to Police Narcotics Bureau data, the amount of heroin seized during this period is 1,007 kg and 207 grams. In 17,650 raids, 17,597 people were found with heroin.
During this period, the largest amount of heroin was seized in operations carried out by the Police Narcotics Bureau and the Navy in the high seas.
The amount of heroin seized along with 29 people in three raids in the high seas is 917 kg and 40 grams.In addition to that 16,820 people have been arrested in 17,914 raids for having heroin amounting to 68 kg and 685 grams.
The amount of six tonnes of cannabis has been seized in 14,101 raids where 13,946 people have been arrested.