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Czech woman held at Lahore airport for smuggling heroin


 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.

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.A case has been registered and further investigation is under way.

On June 21st in an earlier incident , a mother and her son were arrested 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.

The passengers were travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah.