LAHORE - The Airport Security Force arrested a man at Lahore airport yesterday and recovered pistol from his possession.

An ASF spokesman said that a citizen Muhammad Sharif visited Lahore airport to receive his relative. During the search, the ASF authorities recovered a pistol from his car. The man was arrested and later on handed over to local police for further action. During preliminary investigation he could not produce license of his pistol on which the Sarwar Road police registered a case against him. The man would be produced before court today.

Heroine found

The Anti Narcotics Force arrested a woman trying to smuggle heroin at Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIIAP).

Sources at AIIAP said that Zabora Gathooni Peter, a foreigner, arrived at AIIAP from Doha flight and the ANF authorities arrested her on suspicion of carrying heroin filled capsules in her abdomen. During preliminary investigation, the woman confessed to the crime and was shifted to hospital for her stomach wash.

The authorities were speculating that number of capsules could be around 70.