KHYBER AGENCY – Khasadar force has foiled a hashish smuggling attempt from Jamrud to Peshawar here at Sakhee Pul (Sakhee Bridge) area of tehsil Jamrud of Khyber Agency on Wednesday. The Jamrud administration official said that on a tip off, a Khasadar party under the head of Naib Line Officer Haji Shoaib was comprised that adopted extra security measure at Ghundi-Sakhee pul road. A suspected Peshawar bound truck was stopped for checking on the post. During search 420 Kg hashish was recovered concealed in cavities of the vehicle, official said. The drug pusher identified as Mir Wali, son of Sabz Ali, resident of Malikdin Khel Bara was arrested and put behind the bars for investigation.–AHMAD NABI

The narcotic was being smuggled to Peshawar via Sakhee Pul through Mathra, the outskirts of Peshawar, Khasadar said.