LAHORE: The Punjab Excise and Taxation Department Monday arrested three accused and recovered 2.5kg heroin from them in Nawan Kot, Kahna Nau and Liaqatabad police station limits, said an officer of E&T.

The officer added that the DG E&T received information that nasty business of narcotics was going on in the above said areas. On which a raiding team was formed headed by Excise and Taxation Officer (ETO) Latif Anjum. The team conducted a raid and arrested three accused including Sarfarz alias Sarfoo, Waseem Masih and Naeem Zia.

The accused were allegedly involved in sale of narcotics and 1.5kg Chars and One Kg heroin was also recovered from their possession. Cases have been registered in police stations concerned and further investigations are underway.–Staff Reporter