KHYBER AGENCY : A bid to smuggle 4kg of drug called ice from Afghanistan to Pakistan was foiled at Torkham Border on Thursday.

Acting on a tip-off, the customs officials stopped a Pakistan-bound truck (C-1239) and during checking seized 4kg of fine quality ice from the secret cavities of the truck, said an official who was part of the search team.

According to custom official sources, Collector Custom Peshawar Gul Rehman received secret information of smuggling attempt of drugs via Torkham border. On the direction of the collector, an official party under the head of the assistant collector, Torkham centre Sadaf Ali tightened the checking process.

The officials stopped a truck and during its checking, seized 4kg of fine quality Ice which was hidden in the secret cavities of the truck. The team also arrested a suspected drug dealer identified as Sher Haidar, a native of Afghanistan.

A case has been registered against him under the relevant law and investigation is underway.