Karachi, 30 Nov 22: Two Pakistan Navy Ships in collaboration with the PN air unit seized approximately 5800 Kg of drugs in the North Arabian Sea. Pakistan Navy continues to demonstrate our National resolve to deter, dissuade, discourage and thwart any illicit activities along the strategically important waterways in the Arabian Sea. In a recent development, a successful counter-narcotics operation was conducted by two Pakistan Navy Ships in the Arabian Sea in which a large cache of drugs has been apprehended. While conducting Maritime Security Operations in the North Arabian Sea, Naval Ships located and effectively intercepted two suspicious dhows. Upon scrutiny of these boats, a large number of drugs valued at approximately Rs. 8.6 Billion in the international market was seized. Both apprehended dhows have been handed over to Law Enforcement Agencies for further legal proceedings as per the law of land. The successful operation by the Pakistan Navy to seize a huge quantity of narcotics reaffirms the resolve and commitment of the PN to fulfill national and international obligations for maintaining good order at sea. Pakistan Navy is vigilant to counter any illegal activity and safeguard its maritime borders.
Director General Public Relations (Navy)
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