AFGHANISTAN

2,000 kg drugs destroyed in Zabul

Local officials in Zabul say 2,000 kilograms of drugs seized recently were torched and destroyed in the southern Afghan province.
The drugs had been seized at a security checkpoint while being transported in Shah Joy district, said Abdul Sattar, head of operations at counter-narcotics department of Zabul.
He said that one person was arrested in connection with the smuggling of the drugs, and was referred for prosecution.
In a major crackdown on illegal practices in the country, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s (IEA) supreme leader in April issued a decree banning the cultivation of poppies.
The decree stated that in addition to this, usage, transportation, trade, export and import of all types of narcotics are strictly banned.The post 2,000 kg drugs destroyed in Zabul first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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