The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.

Heavy amount of hashish seized, one arrested in Nangahar

JALALABAD: One person has been arrested in connection with trafficking of 114 kilograms of hashish in the country’s eastern province of Nangarhar, the provincial police office said in a statement on Monday. “Police personnel stopped a private car type of Corolla carrying a heavy amount of 114 kgs hashish in a checkpoint in Sararud district of the Nangarhar province yesterday,” the statement quoted the provincial police spokesperson Abdul Basir Zabuli as saying. Zabuli added that the detainee has confessed to his crime in the primary investigation, and is being transferred to the justice and judiciary organs for further investigation in his files. The seizure and the arrest came as the Ministry of Interior Affairs has conducted a drug eradication campaign, destroying thousands of acres of poppy lands in the provinces notorious for growing poppy. The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.