RAWALPINDI: At least 20 kilogrammes of heroin was seized from a Pakistan International Airlines flight at Islamabad airport on Monday.
According to reports, 20kg of heroin was seized from PIA flight PK-785 from Islamabad to London. Due to the search operation the flight was delayed for several hours.
The Airport Security Force (ASF) along with the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) detained at least five people belonging to the national carrier’s catering staff for further investigation. Speaking to The Express Tribune, PIA spokesperson Mashhood Tajwar said, “The flight has now been cleared and is ready for takeoff.”