Rawalpindi - The anti-narcotics force (ANF) Rawalpindi Sunday foiled a bid to smuggle heroin abroad by arresting a passenger from Benazir Bhutto International Airport.

The ANF during routine checking intercepted a man namely M Nawaz having UK passport number 522003122 at the airport who was carrying 1-kg heroin hidden tactfully in his shoes, ANF spokesman said. He was travelling from Islamabad to Birmingham by flight PK-791.

The ANF arrested him under narcotics act and started investigation.