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2000kg of narcotics torched in Samangan

2000kg of narcotics torched in Samangan

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Dec 28, 2016 - 17:38

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Local officials on Wednesday torched more than 2000kg of drugs and introduced 77 suspects to judiciary organs in connection with the narcotics torched in northern Samangan province.

The torched drugs included 965kg of opium, 306kg of heroin, 356kg of morpheme, 112kg of hashish, and 255 liters of acid used in making heroin, four liters of alcoholic drinks.

Counternarcotics chief Col. Abdul Khaliq Shirzad told Pajhwok Afghan News the drugs were set alight in Tash Shorabak locality of Aibak, the provincial capital. He said the drugs had been confiscated by anti-drug officials with the help of police.

He said 77 suspects had been arrested in connection with the drugs and introduced to the judicial organs.

MoI special department chief Maj. Gen. Imamuddin said 541 tonnes of narcotics had been seized with the help of others security organs across the country and 1810 suspects arrested in connection with them and introduced to the judiciary.

According to him, over the past one year, 51 drugs factories were destroyed and over 300 different types of weapons captured from them.

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