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Czech woman caught trying to smuggle heroin from Lahore

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Czech woman caught trying to smuggle heroin from Lahore
Czech woman caught trying to smuggle heroin from Lahore

LAHORE: A Czech woman carrying nine kilogrammes of heroin was arrested at the Allama Iqbal International Airport on Wednesday.

The 21-year-old identified as Tereza Hluskova was attempting to smuggle the heroin from Lahore to Abu Dhabi.

The woman was in Pakistan on a three-month family visit visa which was issued on November 15 and valid till February 14.

Czech woman caught trying to smuggle heroin from Lahore
Czech woman caught trying to smuggle heroin from Lahore

Customs officials have refused to hand over the woman to Anti-Narcotics Force officials and she has been shifted to the Customs House.

According to the airport sources, the woman had crossed both counters of Anti-Narcotics Force before getting caught.

The Customs said that raids are being conducted in different parts of the city as per the information shared by the woman.

On June 21, a mother and her son were arrested on Wednesday from Lahore airport over smuggling allegations, according to Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF).

ANF seized about one-kilogramme heroin from the possession of the mother and the son. Heroin was hidden in a secret portion of the bag of the son, identified as Naeem, according to the ANF.

Czech woman caught trying to smuggle heroin from Lahore
Czech woman caught trying to smuggle heroin from Lahore

The passengers were travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah. A case has been registered and further investigation is under way.

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