PESHAWAR: The Airport Security Force (ASF) foiled a bid to smuggle heroin to Saudi Arabia and arrested an accused here today.

The ASF searched the baggage of a passenger leaving for Saudi Arabia through a private airline flight at Bacha Khan Airport Peshawar and recovered heroin concealed in secret cavities of his bag.

The ASF confiscated the recovered heroin worth hundreds of thousands of rupee in international market and arrested the accused, Ali Nawaz who was handed over to police for further investigation.