32 tons drugs burnt during 2023 in Balochistan: Brigadier ANF
Commander ANF Balochistan, Brigadier Adnan Danish addressing members of the chamber of commerce and industries: Photo provided by the author

Syed Kaleem Shah:


Commander Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) Balochistan, Brigadier Adnan Danish on Saturday said that 32 tons of drugs were burnt in the province. He expressed these views while addressing members of Quetta Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Brigadier Adnan Danish, the commander of the Balochistan Narcotics Force, has said that they are following a policy of zero tolerance against those who manufacture, use and smuggle drugs. And they are busy all the time to prevent pregnancy.

Earlier, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Quetta Balochistan President Haji Abdullah Achakzai, Senior Vice President Haji Agha Gul Khalji, Vice President Syed Abdul Ahad Agha and others visited Anti-Narcotics Force Balochistan Commander Brigadier Adnan Danish.

65 tons of drug were seized in 193 operations: Brigadier Adnan

In 2022, 65 tons of drugs were seized in 193 operations and dozens of accused were arrested. So far this year, 61 tons of drugs have been seized in various operations and 121 accused have been arrested so far. In total 2302 operations, 2177 tons of drugs have been recovered, 12 of our soldiers have lost their lives in the mentioned operations, while many others have also been injured.

He requested to inform the officials and members of the Chamber regarding import, storage and transportation and said that by knowing the legal complications in this regard, the importers can play their role for the development and stability of the country by doing business in a good way. He appreciated the services of the Anti-Narcotics Force in relation to drug prevention and expressed hope that the officers and personnel of the force will continue to perform their services diligently in the future.

12 soldiers martyred during operations

One hundred and 77 tons of narcotics were seized and a large number of accused were arrested and the cases filed against them have been presented in the courts. There have also been He said that 38% of the border of Balochistan, which is spread over 44% of the country’s area, is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran. It is a very difficult task to monitor the vast borders of Pakistan-Afghanistan and Pakistan-Iran. He said that we have total manpower in Balochistan. Consisting of 525 personnel, we are diligently engaged in the execution of our duties at all times to prevent the transportation of narcotics while living in limited resources, he said.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

About the Author

Quetta Voice is an English Daily covering all unfolding political, economic and social issues relating to Balochistan, Pakistan's largest province in terms of area. QV's main focus is on stories related to education, promotion of quality education and publishing reports about out of school children in the province. QV has also a vigilant eye on health, climate change and other key sectors.