Multan - The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) Multan region has busted an inter-provincial ring of drug paddlers as a special raiding party recovered huge amount of charas and opium from a truck and arrested two accused during a roadside cordon off near Kabirwala on Sunday.

“We’ve succeeded to recover 663 kg of charas and two kg opium that were hidden in boxes especially created underneath the body of the truck (E-3822) for this purpose. The arrested accused are identified as Abdul Sattar and Muhammad Waris,” confirmed Jahangir Khan, assistant director of ANF Multan region, in a statement.

The ANF was tipped off by an informer that the accused were bringing a massive consignment of drugs from tribal area of Peshawar for interior Punjab and Sindh. The ANF party caught the truck near Pul Bagar, Kabirwla and succeeded to recover the narcotics.The assistant director further disclosed in the statement that the accused had confessed to their crime and told the names of their accomplices involved in this dirty business. “We’ve formed raiding parties and the other members of this ring will be caught soon,” he added. He said that the accused were involved in drug trafficking since long. “They’re being quizzed and more revelations are expected.”

Family looted, motorcyclist injured by robbers The robbers looted a family and motorcyclist in separate incident here.

As per details, Mohammad Hussain, resident of Mupalkay, along with his wife Naila Shehzad and his mother was going to a doctor in Renala Khurd in a car. On the way, some dacoits intercepted them and snatched gold ornaments, cash and mobiles.

In another incident took place at Sherka Bala, the robbers accosted a motorcyclist, Haji Zohray Khan and his cousin Azam, and deprived them of cash, mobiles and motorcycle.

On offering resistance, the robbers opened fire on Azam and injured him seriously.