During operations in the Arabian Sea, the Pakistan Navy was able to thwart an attempt to smuggle drugs with a street price of several million dollars.
According to the information provided, an Azmat-class FAC(M), the PNS Dehshat, successfully carried out an anti-narcotics smuggling operation at sea and confiscated 4,500 kg worth of illegal narcotics. According to estimates, the value of the medications that were retrieved on the global market is around $6.7 million.
The smuggling attempt was stopped as a direct result of the stringent monitoring that took place in the open area, according to the spokesperson for the PN.
In a separate incident that took place in the year 2020, the Pakistan Navy carried out a successful intelligence-based operation that resulted in the seizure of a significant quantity of narcotics that were being transported by water.
During a search that took place on the outskirts of Karachi, the waterways close to Mubarak Village were investigated. There, a boat that was transporting a large quantity of hashish and heroin was discovered and seized.
According to the information provided, the recovered money from the bust that was collected during the operation is roughly 300 million rupees. This sum includes 675 kilos of hashish and 4 kilograms of heroin.