Tag: Drugs

Afghan man arrested for supplying drugs to universities

An Afghan national was arrested by officers of the Karachi Company police station in Islamabad  for supplying drugs to university students in the capital. Police confiscated more than one kilogramme of heroin and almost 115kg of ice (methamphetamine) from the supplier. The afghan national bought huge amounts of ice powder from Peshawar to supply it to university students, according to SHO Salim Raza. 

Drug test to be made mandatory for teachers and students in Islamabad

Minister of State for Narcotics Control Shehryar Afridi told the Senate that drug test would be made mandatory for the school staff as well as the students of Islamabad in the near future. Further, he warned that anyone involved in propagation of drugs among youth would not be spared as well as anyone possessing/distributing crystal methamphetamine.

Naswar banned on all domestic and international flights

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has placed a ban on carrying naswar in all domestic and international flights, after all Gulf states listed the powdered tobacco snuff as illegal drug. Carrying naswar would also be considered a crime if recovered from luggage of any Hajj pilgrims. Any passenger caught with the substance in the Gulf nations would face strict action.