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Huge amount of drug seized, 4 arrested in Ghazni

GHAZNI: At least four individuals have been arrested in connection with trafficking 450 kilograms of narcotics in Ajeristan district of the country’s central province of Ghazni, the provincial police office said in a statement the other day. “The provincial counter-narcotics police personnel in a series of search operations have discovered and seized 450 kilograms of narcotics and arrested four people in the school area of the Ajerstan district, which was loaded in two vehicles and being smuggled to Helmand province,” the statement said. According to another report a drug processing lab has been discovered and destroyed in Delaram district of the country’s western province of Nimroz. Director of the counter-narcotics Department of Delaram district Mawlavi Wasi Omar said that during a counter-drug operation conducted by the counter-narcotics police personnel of the district, a methamphetamine processing factory has been discovered and destroyed. “One person in connectionwith the case has also been arrested,” the statement quoted Omer as saying. The detainees have been taken to the justice and judiciary organs for further investigations into their files. A few weeks ago, a drug processing factory had also been discovered and destroyed in the country’s central province of Maidan Wardak. Furthermore, a huge quantity of various types of drugs including over 2.3 methamphetamines, 400 liters of fuel, 10 bottles of acid of aquafortis (used in manufacturing heroin), 274 kilograms of lime or whitener and a heavy amount of other materials, which are used in producing drugs had been seized in Sayed Abad district of the province. The latest counterdrug operation comes as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, after resuming power, vowed to speed up drug elimination programs across the country. Mohammad Nabi Naibi

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